Teachers in North Dakota aren't told if one of their students is a killer, or a rapist. They are told who was caught drinking a beer or smoking a cigarette, but they don't know if a juvenile has a history of assaulting authority figures.

Under state law, authorities cannot share juvenile records or files with school officials. An exception is made for certain alcohol- or drug-related offenses, but no other crimes.

A bill introduced Jan. 15...

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