“Principal of Coolidge High School accused of ordering and participating in an assault on a former staff member”

From WJLA:

Thelma Jarrett, the principal of Coolidge High School who is accused of ordering and participating in an assault on a former staff member, has turned herself in to police.

The former staffer was allegedly assaulted after a homecoming football game at Coolidge High School in Northwest D.C. on November 2.

Read the full craziness here.

CM Muriel Bowser also issued a press release:

“The arrest of three Coolidge staff for assault, including its Principal is a highly disturbing set of events. If proved true, the allegations are outrageous and completely unacceptable in any school,” said Ward 4 Councilmember Muriel Bowser.

“Chancellor Henderson has assured me that a swift investigation is underway and that she has ensured stable leadership during this time. I am confident in her interim plan for students and families. My office will be in constant communication with DCPS. We will be closely monitoring this investigation as it develops.”

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