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Supreme Court Decides School Strip Search Case

The U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion June 25 upholding qualified immunity for a middle school assistant principal who conducted a strip search related to suspected drug possession. The court remanded the case against the school district, finding that t...

Florida Education Risk Managers Encouraged by "Dr. Nick"

School district risk management leaders from across Florida were gathered in Sarasota and heard the inspiring message of Dr. Nich Yphantides, MD, who shared his personal health pilgramage and invited the attendees to join him in advocating for the cause of ...

PRIMA Conference Extra for Schools

Districts and School Risk Groups attending the PRIMA Conference in Dallas will have an opportunity to gather on Tuesday June 2 from 9:40 to 10:20 for an event billed as “Lagniappe – A Little Something Extra for Schools.” This is designed a...


Late Friday afternoon, May 1, the Center for Disease Control posted a new page for school district closing. To access go to: http://www.cdc.gov/h1n1flu/K12_dismissal.htm

Congressional Hearing on Swine Flu and Schools

A press release from Congressman George Miller (D-CA) announced that he will hold a hearing of the House Education and Labor Committee in order to “look into how we can ensure that schools and workplaces are prepared against the flu virus.” Scho...

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