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Support for ‘zero tolerance’ wavers

Amid growing criticism from civil-rights activists and parents, some schools are reexamining their zero tolerance discipline policies—especially when it comes to everyday student problems. Using a zero-tolerance approach is particularly…

Teacher fired for inappropriate material on computer

A Minneapolis teacher was fired after school officials found a sexually explicit picture stored on his classroom computer, district officials said. The 29-year-old man taught at Riverwest School, a public…

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…

Arizona seeks new laws to battle cybercrimes

To combat constantly evolving computer crime, Arizona Attorney General Janet Napolitano is proposing a cybercrime law that would create new offenses, increase some existing penalties, and make it easier to…