Mahopac acts on racist tweets

Eight students have been suspended for allegedly tweeting

Eight students have been suspended for allegedly tweeting racial slurs about Mount Vernon players. (March 19, 2014 12:30 PM)

Faced with backlash after a series of racially charged tweets circulated on the Internet, the Mahopac school district is taking steps to repair the damage.

Superintendent Thomas Manko announced the formation of a task force at Tuesday night's regularly scheduled school board meeting. "We want to teach our students, what you did was wrong, why you can't do that again and give them ways to properly...

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