10/12/2006

Morning Round-up October 12, 2006

How to make US schools safer CSM
Tuesday's presidential conference on school safety focused on the human face of the solution: getting "stakeholders" - students, school officials, parents, and police - working together, practicing school crisis plans as regularly as fire drills, and, most critically, identifying students who need help before they pick up a gun.

Code Blue at Schools Rattles Nerves
WaPo
A seventh grader's false claim that an armed man approached him at a bus stop and threatened violence prompted officials to lock the doors and heighten security at 13 campuses in Montgomery Co.

Despite furor, schools back gay history month
Philadelphia Inquirer
The Philadelphia School Districts's decision to note Gay and Lesbian History Month on its official calendars drew vocal supporters and critics to yesterday's board meetin.

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