WASHINGTON - Classes resumed Monday at a charter school in Southeast D.C. more than a week after a 12-year-old student committed suicide in her dorm room.
Stormiyah Denson-Jackson was found by her roommates hanged inside The SEED DC Charter School Tuesday morning.
Hundreds gatherd over the weekend to pay tribute to the teen known to many as 'Storm.' Her parents were among the crowd Saturday that marched, sang and released balloons.
The SEED School, which has a residential program for students, has come under fire since Storm's death after parents have reported rampant bullying issues they say went unaddressed by administrators. Storm's family has said she was reportedly bullied at the school.
Prior to a meeting on Thursday, at least six parents reported they pulled their children from SEED after alleged instances of bullying, burning and sexual assault. Parents who FOX 5 spoke to say the children are not monitored in their dorms overnight and security cameras in at least one part of the campus don’t work.