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    Lee County Schools working to stop school threats with online violence prevention programs for families

    FORT MYERS, Fla. — Lee County School District is offering parents the opportunity to learn more about the violence prevention program used in their schools. Risk Assessment Coordinator, Rick Parfitt, told Fox 4 that it will be a series of presentations on behavioral threat assessment and management that will be available over the next several months. The topics covered will include: Targeted Violence Behavioral Threat Assessment Overview of the Threat Assessment Model Pathway to violence and Examples and Warning Signs Role of Parents and the Community Parfitt says it will take the teamwork of parents and school districts to put a stop to school threats. “In school, we are going…

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    De La Salle Blackfeet School temporarily moving to online learning | ABC Fox Great Falls

    BROWNING, Mont. – De La Salle Blackfeet School (DLSBS) announced the school is beginning its planned quarantine process after a student tested positive for COVID-19. The school’s policy is that when they are notified of a positive case among students or staff, the school would move to online virtual learning for two weeks starting from the last time that student or staff member was in the school building. There will be no in-person learning from Wednesday, Nov. 3 until Wednesday, Nov. 10. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday the school will be using virtual learning. Staff PD is rescheduled for Friday, Nov. 12 and virtual classes will be held for students instead…

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    COVID Outbreak at Burrillville High School Forces Shift to Online Learning

    Wednesday, November 03, 2021   View Larger + PHOTO: File In a letter to staff and parents, Burrillville School Department officials announced a move to distance learning due to a major COVID outbreak. “Since last Friday, we have been alerted that several students and staff members from BHS have tested positive for COVID 19. These individuals are currently in quarantine and/or isolation. Due to federal health privacy laws, information regarding the staff member’s/student’s identity cannot be released. In addition to those testing positive for Covid 19, a large number of students have been identified as close contacts and must quarantine and/or be tested for Covid 19,” stated the letter signed…

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    Geneva Area City Schools teachers to strike over district’s online learning curriculum

    GENEVA, Ohio (WOIO) – Geneva Area City School teachers will be on strike starting at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday. The Geneva Area Teachers Association put out a statement stating they will be on strike because they don’t want to continue teaching in-person and online classes at the same time. “I support them 100%, I support them but I hope it’s short-lived,” said Brittany Breedlove. Breedlove has four kids in Geneva Area City Schools. She said while a strike isn’t ideal, she gets why the teachers want kids back in the classrooms full time. “If they’re going to give both options, I believe they should have separate teachers for the online versus…

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    Frisco ISD to offer hybrid and online high school options next year

    Frisco ISD announced Monday that starting in 2022, students can earn high school credit through two new approved paths: a full-time online option or a hybrid system through the FISD+ program. According to a statement, the district had been advocating in Austin for virtual learning options to meet the changing needs of Frisco students. “This is something we have been working on for years, and we are thankful that Senate Bill 15 has propelled us forward in this journey,” FISD Superintendent Dr. Mike Waldrip said. “We are always looking for ways to evolve while expanding opportunities for our students and staff. “FISD+ provides a fresh and innovative approach to empower…

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    All schools in South Park School District going to online learning after Snapchat threat

    All schools in the South Park School District will move to online classes Wednesday after Snapchat posts threatened gun violence at South Park Middle School. The district initially announced Tuesday evening that the middle school would turn to virtual learning but then later announced that all of the district’s schools — high school, middle school and elementary center — will hold their classes online. “This will allow district personnel to continue to work with law enforcement on this active investigation,” the district said in a statement. The school released a statement indicating that the district is prepared to make the transition: Throughout the school year, our teachers have reviewed with…

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