Minister of Education Anthony Garcia, Chief Education Officer Harrilal Seecharan and other officials have met with the principal, four students and their parents of the Chaguanas North Secondary School, who have all been suspended for scratch bomb related infractions.
They have also met with the principal of the Barataria South Secondary School, the school in which a teacher was assaulted relating to the incendiary devices.
Approximately 500 police officers in the T&T Police Service (TTPS) are currently on suspension and sick leave.
This was revealed yesterday by National Security Minister Stuart Young at a Standing Committee Meeting into the Police Service in Parliament.
Joined by Police Commissioner Gary Griffith, Young was first asked how he intended to decrease the TTPS staggering overtime bill which was estimated at $300 million in 2018, but the service spent $366 million.
The students involved in a fighting incident caught on camera at St Mary's College have been suspended and a larger group from a second incident are also to face suspension.
This was confirmed by the principal of St Mary's College, Nigel Joseph in an email to parents regarding the incidents.
The Education Ministry says the principal of the Mayaro Government Primary School has not been suspended.
The Ministry says the principal has not been found guilty of anything and that he has only been asked to cease to report to work until the investigations at the school are complete.
The following is a statement by the Ministry of Education.
"The Ministry of Education takes this opportunity to clarify incorrect statements and media reports suggesting the suspension of a school principal by the Ministry of Education.