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Wed., Oct. 30, 2013, 11:59 a.m.

Sandpoint Drops Armed-Teacher Idea

The school district serving the Sandpoint area is no longer considering a proposal to arm teachers and other staff members as a security measure, the superintendent said. There is little support among the district staff for such a measure, and the board of trustees is divided on the idea, Lake Pend Oreille School Superintendent Shawn Woodward said. “We are not finished with the broader issue of school safety,” Woodward said. He is discussing options with Bonner County Sheriff Daryl Wheeler and members of his staff along with input from the school board, parents and residents. “No one solution has yet been selected for recommendation to the board,” he said/Scott Maben, SR. More here.

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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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