#MASSPchat - New Laws in Effect for 2017-18

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This week's topic is "New Laws in Effect for 2017-18." You can find more information and the questions listed below. Here is a Storify summary of last week's discussion: last week's Storify here.

More On This Week's Topic:

As you may recall, MASSP's Bob Kefgen authored a Webline article on August 25th outlining new legislation that would impact schools during the 2017-18 school year. Now that things are up and running it may be helpful to talk about how you have put these requirements in place in your school. Here is a link to the article for your review.

The Questions: (one posted each day)

  • Q1 (Monday): Did your district revise Board policy and/or building handbooks & forms to accommodate changes in the zero tolerance legislation? #masspchat
  • Q2 (Tuesday): Are you specifically implementing restorative justice practices or just considering it? #masspchat
  • Q3 (Wednesday): How did your district meet the requirement to provide awareness training for staff that come in regular contact w/students? #masspchat
  • Q4 (Thursday): In what grades & classes will students receive CPR/AED training? Who will provide it? #masspchat
  • Q5 (Friday): Did you need to make any changes to your social studies curriculum to include holocaust and genocide education? #masspchat