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Is your school safe?

Safe Your school might have plans in place for a hurricane or other major disaster. But chances are, it's not ready for the wide variety of emergencies that could arise, according to a new report from the US Government Accountability Office. Consider this: "56 percent of all school districts have not employed any procedures in their plans for continuing student education in the event of an extended school closure, such as might occur during a pandemic, and many do not include procedures for special needs students." To read a story in Education Week, click here (registration required).

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 9:17am]


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