NAPLES, Fla. – Ten students at a Naples middle school were suspended after district officials say they participated in "kick a Jew day."
District spokesman Joe Landon says a Jewish student at North Naples Middle School student reported being kicked on Thursday. The school's principal addressed the entire student body the next morning and asked for anyone with information about the alleged attack to come forward.
The district determined that 10 students should be punished. They each served one day of in-school suspension Monday.
Landon says the first 20 minutes of the school day, which is normally used for reading and tutoring, will now be used to teach students about respect, kindness and ways to prevent bullying.
No criminal charges have been filed.