Wayne schools to introduce code of conduct for students

WAYNE - The Wayne Board of Education is taking steps to ensure the controversy surrounding the suspension of nine Wayne Hills High School football players following an alleged fight doesn't happen again.

Nine players were suspended for allegedly assaulting two players from another team in October at an off-campus party. The suspensions set off numerous legal battles, and ended with the state's education commissioner backing a judge's decision to uphold the suspensions.

Wayne school officials are expected to unveil a universal code of conduct for all students in town. The current codes of conduct vary between schools. Officials hope that the new rules will help clarify what's expected of students both on and off campus.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

The Majestic Lanes bowling alley was damaged when 1 Driver crashes into Woodbridge bowling alley
Mikayla Raji, 8, paid for a Jamesburg police 2 Girl whose father was killed in line of duty buys officer dinner
Computer issues have prevented some Newark city employees 3 Computer issues prevent Newark city employees from being paid
Preston Taylor admits his involvement in the disappearance 4 Childhood friend admits helping to dispose of missing woman’s body
News 12 Long Island's Doug Geed takes a 5 Tasty Tuesday: Fresh spring ingredients

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE