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Tobacco money to support bathroom monitors in Massachusetts schools

No more smoking in the boys’ rooms in several Massachusetts communities. Under a trial program expected to begin this fall, some local schools would post monitors to look for students…

Existing school door hardware puts teachers at risk during emergencies

The violence witnessed last year at Columbine High School has led school leaders to plan for a worst-case scenario in their own schools: a “code red” situation, in which armed…

Gay tolerance booklet divides educators

It may have the backing of educational, medical, and mental health experts, but a new booklet aimed at creating a safe learning environment for gay and lesbian students isn’t going…

State agents crack down on internet sales of cigarettes to kids

The attorney general and agents for the state of Washington have announced a crackdown on internet sales of tobacco products to kids. Agents on Dec. 21 sent cease-and-desist orders to…

New Mexico district offers ‘bounty’ on students with guns

Los Lunas, N.M., schools have a new weapon in the fight to keep guns off campus: money. The district plans a $1,000 reward for anyone who turns in people who…

“Hope for Urban Education” takes flight

Nine urban elementary schools that have served children of color in poor communities and achieved impressive academic results are the focus of this report released in December at the Department…

Principals, police use internet to track troubled teens

In the town of Normal, Ill., school administrators and local law enforcement officials are taking steps to ensure that events here live up to the community’s name. To prevent the…

Newslines– Parents and school bus drivers worried about antifreeze fumes

Two bus drivers in the Stanwood, Wash., School District have quit their jobs and one mother has left her job so she can drive her children to school amid reports…

Concerned leaders should check out this school safety report

http://www.ed.gov/offices/OESE/SDFS/news.html Despite heightened public attention following a surge in multiple homicides in schools, overall school crime rates are declining, according to a report prepared by the Departments of Education and…

FYI: New school health and safety resources

School safety report Despite heightened public attention following a surge in multiple homicides in schools, overall school crime rates are declining, according to a report prepared by the Departments of…