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Win-E-Mac school investigated for sexual hazing
WDAY, Published Thursday, May 01, 2008

(WDAY TV) – Some kids in the Win-E-Mac school district are being in
vestigated for sexually hazing a younger student. The Polk County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the incident. They say the parent of a 13-year-old student filed a compliant saying her son was the victim of a hazing.

The Sheriff’s Department says it involves several upperclassmen and says its a case of sexual misconduct. They say it happened on a school bus on the way back from a baseball game. People in Erskine say they can’t believe something like this could happen at the school there.

By Hank Nuwer

Hank Nuwer is the Indiana-based author of Hazing: Destroying Young Lives; Broken Pledges: The Deadly Rite of Hazing, High School Hazing, Wrongs of Passage and The Hazing Reader. He has written articles or columns on hazing for the Sunday Times of India, Toronto Globe & Mail, Harper's Magazine, Orlando Sentinel, The Chronicle of Higher Education and the New York Times Sunday Magazine. His new book is Hazing: Destroying Young Lives from Indiana University Press.

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