2 Atlanta middle school students disciplined after filming sex video on campus

ATLANTA — Atlanta Public Schools said two students have been disciplined after a sex video surfaced.

School officials said the students at Howard Middle School in Old Fourth Ward engaged in a “consensual sex act” on school grounds recently.

The students were disciplined in accordance with the district’s code of conduct, officials said.

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School officials warned that any student who shares the video will “result in harsh disciplinary action as well.”

“APS will continue to provide safe and secure learning and working environments for its students and staff,” the school said in a statement to Channel 2 Action News.

Howard Middle School reopened in 2020 after being shuttered for decades.

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The school was home to civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr., former Atlanta mayor Maynard Jackson and basketball great Walt “Clyde” Frazier.