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National Heritage Academies Institute Enhanced Field Trip Safety Measures

An innovative field trip safety measure is being piloted by National Heritage Academies at four of its charter schools.

The four National Heritage Academies that are participating in the pilot program are Emerson Academy in Dayton, Ohio; Greensboro Academy in Greensboro, North Carolina; Knapp Charter Academy in Grand Rapids, Michigan; and Walton Charter Academy in Pontiac, Michigan.

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South Dakota Committee Defers Action on Armed Civilians in Schools

Lawmakers took no action this morning on a proposal to allow school boards to post armed civilians at South Dakota schools.

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Calif. District Police Purchase 14 Assault Rifles; Weapons Stored At Schools

The school police force in this Southern California city has acquired 14 high-powered semiautomatic rifles for officers to bring to campuses.

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South Jersey Schools Discuss Safety After Conference

For some schools, it may mean police officers are present throughout the day. For others it may mean increased patrols near the campus.

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San Diego Schools Considers New Safety Proposal

San Diego area civic leaders have a new proposal for the second largest school district in California combining mental health training for staff with an endorsement for stronger gun control measures in an effort to increase school safety.

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More Security for Some Ill. High Schools

Officials plan to add $400,000 of enhanced security at the entrances to Highland Park and Deerfield high schools in coming months.

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Principals Organizations Support Obama's Proposals to Reduce Gun Violence

NASSP and NAESP applaud President Obama for his proposals to reduce gun violence and we pledge our support to ongoing efforts to make those proposals a reality.

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Drive Safe for Life Asks: Will Mich. Teens Drive Safely to the Prom?

“Traffic accidents are the No. 1 cause of death among young adults,” according to information provided by Sabrina Pritchett-Evans, a State Farm Insurance agent in Kalamazoo, and the mother of a young man who will graduate this spring from Kalamazoo Central High School.

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Ogden, Utah School Teacher Charged with Sexually Abusing Children

A long-time Ogden school teacher was charged Thursday with multiple felonies in connection with allegedly sexually abusing two children under the age of 14. Prosecutors charged Scott Ray McMurray, 58, with 11 counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child and three counts of sodomy upon a child.

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Spartanburg County (S.C.) Schools Increase Security After Student Threat

Additional law enforcement is in place at two Spartanburg District 5 schools on Tuesday after a threat was made by a student.

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