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The nation heads back to school with new worries about safety

By Laura Devaney
December 17th, 2012

In Boston, the public schools have asked the police to step up visits to elementary schools throughout the day on Monday, The New York Times reports.  In Denver, psychologists and social workers were prepared to visit students.  Schools in New York City were encouraged to review safety measures, which include posting security officers in lobbies and requiring identification from all visitors…

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Laura Devaney

Laura Devaney is the eSchool News Managing Editor. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism. Laura interned at eSchool Media while attending UMD, and upon graduating, Laura was lucky enough to join the eSchool Media team. She enjoys covering mobile and handheld technologies, BYOD trends, equity in broadband access, and special education. When she isn't wrangling her two children, Laura enjoys running, photography, home improvement, boating, and rooting for the Terps. Find Laura on Twitter: @eSN_Laura http://twitter.com/eSN_Laura