:.he #choo! $istrict "as a"are that "as har*ed as a res!t of the assa!t.@.#choo! $istrict personne! botched and *is*anaged acco**odations for post?assa!t.+.With respect to the se(a! assa!t on the #choo! $istrict vio!ated state and federa! civi!rights !a"s, specifica!!y it!e A of the 9# 'dcation *end*ents of 1B+2 it!e A.$iscssion 1.)eg!igent chaperoning and inade<ate ad!t spervision created an ncontro!!ed and nsafeenviron*ent in "hich a se(a! assa!t co!d and did occr. .Ma!e and fe*a!e stdents co?*ing!ed before and after crfe" "ithot spervision, in vio!ation of the )atre4ridge code of condct, "hich the %arfie!d H# teachers and chaperones "ere re<ired to enforce.
Kaiser Report $ring this investigation, a #tdent na*ed #tdent 3 to!d *e that he and other #tdents ignored the !ights ot directive. #tdent 3 re!ated that he "a!6ed ot of the cabin and *et other #tdents "ho hng ot and !oo6ed at the stars. Kaiser Report #hort!y after !ights ot, the *a!e #tdents in #tdent 2Cs roo* !eft. hey te(t *essaged fe*a!e #tdents and discssed "hether they sho!d go e(p!oring in the forest. )5# Report DMonday nightE fter crfe", DredactedE and another boy snc6 into the gir!sC cabin throgh a "indo".
4.7e*a!e stdents !eft their cabin, sing chairs beneath "indo"s in so*e cases, and spent the night in a roo* in the boysC cabin. &haperones did nothing to prevent this fro* occrring.
Kaiser Report #tdent > and #tdent @ decided to visit the *a!e #tdentsC cabin. hey c!i*bed ot of the "indo" and then "a!6ed throgh the *ain door of the *a!e #tdentsC cabin. #tdent > and #tdent @ then visited "ith so*e *a!e #tdents "ho "ere not assigned to #tdent 2Cs roo*. hey both fe!! as!eep. t : M, #tdent >Cs a!ar* "o6e p the #tdents. #tdent > and #tdent @ retrned to their cabin. )5# Report )atre4ridge staff had !ocated chairs p!aced otside the "indo"s of severa! Orchid Dgir!sC cabinE roo*s, inc!ding roo* F2.
&.&haperones ad*it they co!d not contro! stdentsC co*ings and goings after crfe" Monday night bt *ade no effort to rectify the sitation the fo!!o"ing evening, or enforce r!es by ad*inistering conse<ences.
Kaiser Report DMonday, )ove*ber :E Mr. Ward strgg!ed to ensre everyone "as present and acconted for, becase #tdents 6ept !eaving the cabin nder the pretense of sing the restroo*. 'venta!!y, Mr. Ward to!d the #tdents to be <iet and then "ent to his roo*. He 6ept the door open for ten to fifteen *intes. t 11-00 5M, Mr. Ward to!d the #tdents that he "as going to s!eep. He then sht his door and "ent to s!eep. Kaiser Report DMonday, )ove*ber :E t !ights ot, the fe*a!e #tdents began approaching Ms. rno!d and as6ing for per*ission to se the restroo*. Ms. rno!d did not reg!ate any of these forays and did not ensre that each of the #tdents pro*pt!y retrned fro* the restroo*. Ms. rno!d eventa!!y tried to go to s!eep.
$.Mr. Ward "ore earp!gs "hi!e he s!ept, di*inishing his abi!ity to effective!y *onitor of the post?crfe" co*ings and goings of the 1> *a!e stdents in his charge.