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Safe School Initiative and Threat Assessment Training

The Public Schools of Northborough and Southborough and the Southborough Police Department in collaboration with the Northborough Police Department have been chosen to be a host site for the “Safe School Initiative and Threat Assessment” training developed by the U.S. Department of Education and Secret Service.

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Security for Administration Centers and School Board Meetings

School board members and superintendents typically focus their safety planning and preparedness measures on school campuses, but they often overlook security and emergency planning for administration centers, board meeting sites and support facilities.

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A Mississippi District Further Develops Goals

The Tupelo Public School District is working to develop concrete indicators to measure its progress toward district goals.

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Hospital, School District Team up to Prevent Concussions

High school football season is just weeks away, and Monday marked the first day of practice in pads for many schools. However, those added layers mean teams are increasing the level of rough play, and the possible injuries that could follow.

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Bullying on the Big Screen

Lee Hirsch, director of the film Bully, talks about the difficulty administrators face in changing school climate.
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Opinion: School Districts Must Learn from Penn State’s Failures

Repercussions from the horrific acts by Penn State’s Jerry Sandusky reported by the media have yet to fully emerge.

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Recovery School District to list Behaviors that Could Get Students Expelled

The Recovery School District, the state agency that oversees most of New Orleans' public schools, is introducing a list of offenses that may result in expulsion from its campuses, acknowledging that some of its schools have been too quick to boot students for bad behavior.

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Legislature Restores M-W State Aid Due to Extraordinary Circumstances

The funding resulted from Gov. Andrew Cuomo's signing Assembly bill A8114 and Senate Bill S5513 exempting the district from a reduction in state aid due to extraordinary and unique circumstances which caused the school district to be in session only one day less than the required 180 days during the 20102011 school year.

The MonroeWoodbury Central School District received $155,000 in restored state aid on June 28.

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Victims of Brutal Snohomish High School Stabbing File Lawsuit

The families of two Snohomish (Wash.) High School freshmen girls who were repeatedly stabbed by another student at the school last October have filed a lawsuit against the Snohomish School District and against a local hospital that evaluated and released the girls' attacker.

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Report Blasts Sacramento-Area School District

A grand jury is blasting a Sacramento-area school district and its police force.

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