This is big…

According to a new report out by WLRN in South Florida, the Broward County School District has finally admitted that Stoneman Douglas shooter Nikolas Cruz was assigned to the PROMISE program which attempts to reduce the number of students who are actually arrested for their crimes:

Effin liars:

From WLRN:

Broward school district officials admitted Sunday that the confessed Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School gunman was assigned to a controversial disciplinary program, after the superintendent repeatedly claimed Nikolas Cruz had “no connection” to the alternative punishment designed to limit on-campus arrests.

Two sources with knowledge of Cruz’s discipline records told WLRN he was referred to the so-called PROMISE Program for a three-day stint after committing vandalism at Westglades Middle School in 2013.

The report goes on to say there’s no evidence that Cruz ever attended the program, however:

Clark said he appeared at Pine Ridge Education Center in Fort Lauderdale — an alternative school facility where PROMISE is housed — for an intake interview the day after the vandalism incident.

But, she said, “It does not appear that Cruz completed the recommended three-day assignment/placement.” She said she did not want to “speculate” as to why.

The Broward Sheriff’s Office has also said Cruz didn’t attend PROMISE.

“The school board reports that there was no PROMISE program participation,” BSO representative Jack Dale said during a recent meeting of a new state commission tasked with investigating the shooting.

Liars and weasels. They’re saying there was no PROMISE participation because they failed to make sure he participated!

Ryan Petty, who lost his daughter Alaina in the shooting, tweeted about the report early this morning, calling it a “stunning revelation” and pointing out how the district has been lying about it for weeks:

These kids were failed by the district and the sheriff’s office and all of them still have their jobs. What a disgrace.