Fanning the Flames: Voices of the People

Thirteen students were suspended from Design Tech High School ( in Redwood City, California. These students, along with many others, protested the school’s new policies on Aug. 24, prompting allegations of disruptive behavior and the harassment of a staff member.

Eleven of the 13 have subsequently transferred to various high schools across the Bay Area.

During the lunchtime protest, a large crowd paraded signs and chanted in disapproval of the administration and its new policies.