Complaint Filed Over Discipline Policies in Bryan ISD

During his first two weeks at Stephen F. Austin Middle School in Bryan in 2010, De’angelo Rollins started to get bullied. “My son had never been in trouble, never had any anger issues," said Marjorie Holman, his mother. “He is very shy, very bashful.”

When Rollins told a teacher about the bullying, Holman said, the teacher warned her son that he should not “tattle.” When the bully hit Rollins in the face the next day, and Rollins fought back, a school police officer wrote Rollins a ticket. In the end, Rollins was given three days of in-school suspension, a ...

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