Father Banned From Kids’ School For Life After Speaking Out At Board Meeting

LOUISVILLE, KY - JANUARY 11: A teacher interacts with students virtually while sitting in an empty classroom during a period of Non-Traditional Instruction (NTI) at Hazelwood Elementary School on January 11, 2022 in Louisville, Kentucky. Jefferson County Public Schools, along with many other school districts in the US, have switched to NTI in response to severe staffing shortages caused by the prevalence of the omicron variant of COVID-19. (Photo by Jon Cherry/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Luis Sousa was ordered not to enter his children’s school after he spoke up at a school board meeting at Mildred H. Aitken School, part of Seekonk Public Schools in southern Massachusetts.
  • The ban occurred after the father complained outside of a private executive session of the school board that excluded parents.
  • Committee Chairman Kim Sluter called the Seekonk Police Department on the parent, claiming he was a physical threat. He was later banned after speaking up again during a September school board meeting.

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