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Connecticut Commission Meets on School Safety Post-Newtown Massacre

The Connecticut police investigation into the shooting last month at a Newtown elementary school will continue through June and no criminal prosecution is expected, a state prosecutor said on Thursday.

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Parents Outraged Over Elementary School Isolation Booth

A Washington state community is wracked with controversy after a Longview mother posted photos to Facebook of an "isolation booth" for young students at a local elementary school. Ana Bate, who posted the photos, says the images were taken at Longview's Mint Valley Elementary School. They depict a free-standing padded room that has two peepholes, air holes in the ceiling for ventilation and a metal bar that locks the door from the outside. The photos have gone viral and ignited a storm of criticism.

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Calls To Calif. School District Prompts School Lockdowns

For the second straight day, two South Bay (Calif.) schools, Mar Vista High School and Imperial Beach Elementary, were locked down after the school district received a disturbing phone call.

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The Case for Integrated AV

Michael Peveler, of AMX, has been part of the A/V industry and the transition toward a networking type technology over the course of 13 years.

Get-Tough Policies Put Students on Path Toward Prison

Undue punitive policies are driving students down a path toward prison, according to a study from the Advancement Project.