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Security at Schools
As a parent, anytime your children are out of your sight you worry.
Leaving them at school for eight hours a day requires trust in school
security. How safe are your kids?
Last month, a seventh-grader at
Roosevelt Middle School stabbed another student in the lip with a knife
he brought in through the metal detectors. That same week a visitor
left behind a loaded gun at an elementary school in Moore, forcing the
school into a lock down. In September, Stillwater mourned the loss of a
13-year-old student who brought a gun to school to commit suicide.
acts of violence leave parents, teachers and administrators worrying
if there's ever enough they can do to protect students while at school.
Fox 25 takes a look at the many layers of school security your tax dollars have afforded our districts.
Posted: Sunday, November 4 2012, 09:56 PM CST
IN OKLAHOMA NEWS
Okla. Legislature OKs tax breaks for storm victims
May 24, 2013 15:54 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The Oklahoma Senate has approved a bill to provide various tax breaks to property and vehicle owners who suffered losses in Monday's tornado that tore through Moore and left 24 people dead.
The bill approved unanimously in the Senate on Friday also provides sales tax breaks for businesses that donate inventory to help storm victims and property tax credits for property that increases in value after it's rebuilt.
The bill applies to victims of tornados that occur in 2013 and for which a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration was issued. The measure still must be approved by the House before the Legislature adjourns.
The measure was sponsored by Moore Republican Sen. Anthony Sykes, who represents most of the communities hit hardest by Monday's storms.
Senate Bill 330: http://bit.ly/16TdnXX
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