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Taking every threat seriously

...they have been just as worrying for parents, who frequently hear about security measures being implemented before school officials are able to disseminate accurate information. Until recently, it seems our biggest safety concerns involved wildlife...
Alaska board seeks input on literacy screenings waiver

...Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District, requested regulation language to allow for a waiver for literacy screenings. School officials told the board the school does not teach reading in early grades. Susan McCauley with the state education department...

...Tallahassee police, campus police and the Victims Advocate Program. The program is not required to share information with school officials as a way to help victims. Florida State said its Title IX officials didn't become aware of the incident until...

...the district under threat of losing federal funding to meet the standard the department articulates," Blom said.School officials in states without anti-discrimination provisions for transgender residents already have been grappling with how...

...more changes coming in 2014.Some schools say the changes have been expensive and difficult to put in place, and school officials are asking Congress and the Agriculture Department to roll back some of the requirements. Their main concerns...

...confusion. Just a few weeks ago, the school's own website said leggings were banned, when apparently they were not, school officials now say. Then there was the matter of yoga pants, which are tight like leggings, but flared at the bottom. Did...
What others say: Time for a new conversation about education

...legislation requiring districts to employ a truancy officer.Bottom line: Our state's politicians, teachers, school officials and parents need to begin a series of long - and perhaps difficult and awkward - conversations about what's really...
School budgets being cut statewide

...Like in Anchorage, Fairbanks school officials opted to give teachers a raise...the dispute turns out, Juneau school officials are not expecting to be able...under state law. As a result, school officials are left guessing every year...

...there are a lot of hurdles before he comes off the ventilator, comes out of the ICU and leaves the hospital."School officials posted a notice Saturday saying the school would resume classes Wednesday, a week after the attacks. Teachers will...
Girl struck by car walking to bus stop

...the location of bus stops and routes to school and take corrective action if necessary, according to the release.School officials and community members have expressed safety concerns in the Poppy Ridge Road area with students walking to the nearby...


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