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Minneapolis Students Walk Out Over High School's Handling Of Sexual Assault Allegations

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) -- More than 100 students at Washburn High School walked out of class Friday to protest how the school is handling reports of a sexual assault.

According to the students, the walkout was staged to protest a "lack of action" from the administration in the south Minneapolis school.

School officials say they are aware of an allegation of an off-campus sexual assault involving a Washburn student. However, the officials say the can't comment in detail due to student privacy laws.

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