We’ve made this story go national. I’ve been working with his attorney, Chelsea Brener Cusimano, to see if we can get this rectified. The local news is doing a good job of telling the story:
WDSU Investigates: 9-year-old Jefferson Parish virtual student suspended for on-campus weapons…
Nine-year-old Ka Mauri Harrison's parents opted to begin his fourth grade school year virtually, because of the risk of…
A BB gun was seen in a Harvey fourth grader's bedroom during virtual class. Now, he's suspended.
Ka Mauri Harrison, a fourth grader at Woodmere Elementary in Harvey, was taking a virtual class in his bedroom when his…
Once we got connected I added my pressure:
Dillard University | Ka Mauri Harrison
"I am writing on behalf of Ka Mauri Harrison who was recently suspended for an alleged violation of school policy…
And once that happened I had a chance to weigh in with the media:
Dillard president: Harvey 4th grader suspended for BB gun in virtual class deserves apology
A day after news broke that a Harvey fourth grader was suspended because a teacher saw a BB gun in his bedroom during a…
New Orleans residents, Dillard president react to Jefferson Parish student suspension
Ka Mauri Harrison attended class today in his virtual school. It was his first day back after being suspended for a…
And now we’re getting national coverage:
A teacher saw a BB gun in a 9-year-old's room during online class. He faced expulsion.
Ka Mauri Harrison was taking a test during his online fourth-grade class earlier this month when he noticed the teacher…
HBCU President: Student's BB Gun Suspension Should Be Voided
The president of a historically Black college has asked a Louisiana school superintendent to revoke the punishment of a…
And now we have the state attorney general saying he is going to weigh in. We’re about to get this thing corrected. Stay tuned!
Jeff Landry to investigate case of 4th grader suspended over BB gun in virtual classroom
Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry is wading into the controversy over the suspension of a Harvey fourth-grader…
I just want our brother superintendent to make this right. Maybe he should listen to his final pitch for this job.