The principal has the ultimate authority for a school-sponsored event.
We’re looking at whether we can and should disperse some of the children into different schools.
Everything went very smoothly today. We’re very proud of the kids and the staff.
We don’t know at this point when we’re going to resume classes. There’s no way for us to know.
All of these schools are big, and they all have doors around the campus, and obviously if a door is left ajar, certainly it is possible for someone to get in. That’s why we have officers walking the halls and teachers walking the halls and administrators walking the halls, looking for anyone who is there...
There’s nothing we can do about that. There’s a finite amount of money. That’s a fact of life.
We understand the concern of the parents. Our first concern, of course, was the safety of the children. When TSU informed us that the building was dangerous, we moved very quickly to relocate the children. Officials here have worked many hours since then to find a permanent home for MCTC and have had many discussions...
The action by our police department was immediate, as was the action by school officials.
We’ve gotten some real ugly things. It’s been disappointing.
We’ve done an enormous amount of outreach on this. Ultimately it’s the parents’ choice.
Our police department keeps a pretty close watch with their gang-intervention officers, and the police chief (John Blackburn) said we have not seen an increase in gang activity. Kids still fight like they do anywhere in the country, but that doesn’t mean it’s a gang-related issue.
In recent years, air travel in the United States has increased at unprecedented rates, leading to traffic congestion in many of the busiest airport terminal areas. And that trend is expected to continue. This standard supports the technologies aimed at alleviating the congestion.
We have some really small schools that are so small that they can’t even afford counselors, librarians and nurses. In order to do that, because of the fact that the Legislature is not giving us anymore money, we have to cut somewhere and what we are proposing to cut is part of the funding for...
These saved seconds will reduce the number of delays in our busiest airports.
The quickest way to earn a ticket out of Jones High School and into detention is to hurt one of those students from New Orleans. They’ve made it very clear to the Jones High School students that the children from New Orleans are our guests. We must treat them with all the dignity and respect...