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16 students suspended for sexting

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ROWAN COUNTY, KY (WAVE) - Sixteen students were suspended from more than just school after explicit photos of other teens were found on their cell phones.

According to officials at Rowan County High School, a student sexted a nude photo of another student to several classmates.

Their punishment included suspension from the homecoming dance and school on Monday, but some said the punishment was not enough.

Former student Allison Phillips said, "She is underage and it's pornography and there should be something else. The school shouldn't just be punishing people."

School Superintendent Marvin Moore said the pictures were likely taken and distributed off campus. He said the school is handling the issue internally and that those who needed to be punished were.

No criminal charges have been filed.

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