Hays CISD spokesperson Tim Savoy said in an email, "The rebel flag associated with 'cheer' had an implied endorsement of the flag associated with the student group of cheerleaders.
said in a written statement, "The need for clarification is one of the findings of the independent investigation into last May's incident [where racial slurs and damage were done by two freshmen boys to a black teacher's classroom door].
The Board has charged the administration with providing clarification."
That clarification, Savoy
said, would help parents better understand the rules.
Yet Meyer questions how the district can take action, such as what happened with her
daughter, without having the clarification in place.
"Given this history of the Confederate flag in our district, its display at Hays High School
has been determined to be divisive and controversial," Savoy
said the clarification, which is expected to be ready sometime this week, "will explain the history and the action and make specific references to what happened when.
confirmed this issue will not be on the board's October regular meeting agenda.