BOSTON (CBS) — North Andover High School is being told to change its policy on sexual assault.
Last month hundreds of North Andover High students walked out of school because of what happened to two classmates.READ MORE: Hopkinton High School First In State To Drop Mask Mandate
Two girls accused Eliezer Tuttle of sexually assaulting them in separate incidents. The school then required both girls and Tuttle to sign a safety plan forcing them to avoid each other.READ MORE: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments
The girls said that plan put unreasonable limits on them. The school district hired a law firm to review the policy and it determined what the school required was not appropriate.
The lawyer who reviewed the policy found: “…it may be reasonable for a school administrator to suggest ways for him or her to minimize contact with the alleged perpetrator, the practice of imposing an obligation upon a victim… is inappropriate.”MORE NEWS: Head Of The Charles Regatta Returns Friday For First Time In Two Years
The school is working on a new policy. Tuttle is now in jail on rape charges in New Hampshire. His parents say all of these claims are false.