Unbelievable violence prompted DeSoto, TX Middle School to cancel classes today

Substitute teacher involved in chair throwing battle with students

DeSoto ISD Middle School cancelled school for March 11th following violence that occurred on Wednesday, March 9th. Students and substitute teacher were videotaped hurling chairs at each other. School officials say they will spend the day “reviewing safety measures.”

DeSoto is a majority Black suburb of Dallas. Violence at DeSoto public schools has become common.