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Regents eye new format for school violence reports

On Board Online • October 17, 2016

By Cathy Woodruff
Senior Writer

Beginning in the next school year, New York's school districts could have a streamlined system for reporting violent incidents in school.

Education leaders who have been working to develop the new process say it would place a sharper focus on truly dangerous conditions in need of urgent attention and provide information that can help schools find ways to prevent minor issues from growing into major ones.

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State education leaders visit Buffalo to address critical education issues

FOR RELEASE: October 17, 2016

CONTACT: David Albert
(518) 783-3716 or (518) 320-2221 cell

State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia, Regents Chancellor Betty Rosa and nearly 2000 school board members will be in Buffalo next week to address such topics as educational inequities, bullying, drug abuse and other issues facing New York’s schools.

The discussions will take place at the New York State School Boards Association’s Convention on October 27 to 29 at the Buffalo-Niagara Convention Center.

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