, head counselor at Presidio Middle School
, explains, expresses concern for victims who won't come forward because they fear further attacks.³Since these are not criminal proceedings, but only administrative hearings, the rules for trials should not apply," she
The district contends that written affidavits are "hearsay," not evidence.It may be necessary to cross-examine the victim and witnesses of crimes allegedly committed by students who might be expelled.
The district has promised to try to work on procedures to protect the rights of all of the students. UESF
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