#schoolsafety | A Lot Of Additional Money For Schools In Vetoed Budget

The Guilford County Board of Commissioners is considering allocating a couple million dollars for the Guilford County Schools maintenance needs. Democrat County Commission Skip Alston is leading the charge to use money the country had set aside to buy new voting machines for school needs. According to Republican state Rep….

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#schoolsafety | Minnesota schools changing shooter drills as parents worry about trauma

In the wake of recent school shootings — in Wisconsin and California — Minnesota parents are anxious to know what their children’s schools are doing to make sure students are prepared in the event of an active-shooter. But school leaders say they’re reluctant to disclose details of the emergency drills…

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#schoolsafety | Potential threat against Fesler Junior High School resolved, school says

UPDATE (9:40 p.m.) – In a press release, Santa Maria police say they were contacted by a concerned parent regarding a possible threat directed towards “school-aged children,” but did not reference any specific school. According to police, the reporting party shared a social media post with officers where “a male…

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#schoolsafety | National spotlight: Living Well Together published in national magazine

“My hope is that we’re able to continue to demonstrate our commitment to the New Richmond community in aspects that include schools, businesses, public safety, and health/wellness, by collaboration and connection,” said LWT committee member and St. Croix County Sgt. Brandie Hart. “The New Richmond Area Living Well Together initiative…

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#schoolsafety | Rep. Alexander votes to restore vetoed funding for public schools, state police, veterans and other programs

State Rep. Julie Alexander of Hanover this week voted with the state House to reverse the governor’s budget cuts and restore funding for several vital programs. “I understand many are upset about these budget cuts,” Alexander said. “Promises were made, and expectations were set.” The House measure would ensure public…

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