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Week of 1/24/11: Safe schools snippets

Man arrested with knife outside Prairie View High

A 20-year-old man was arrested during a scuffle Monday afternoon at Prairie View High School in Brighton, and the school was placed on lockdown as a result. Watch this 7 News report.

FBI offers new school program to keep kids safe online

Recent studies show that one in seven youngsters has experienced unwanted sexual solicitations online. One in three has been exposed to unwanted sexual material online. One in 11 has been harassed or bullied online.And as we all know, these are only some of the dangers that our kids face while surfing the Internet. How can we simultaneously protect them from these threats and enable them to take advantage of the positive things the web has to offer? Read this FBI news release.

Police arrest student after knife threat at Boulder school

Boulder Police arrested a juvenile who is accused of threatening a classmate with a knife while they were at Halcyon Middle-High School. Read more in the Daily Camera.

Loveland teacher accused of molesting student is barred from contact with kids

The 31-year-old Loveland high school teacher suspected of molesting a student can’t come within 100 feet of the boy’s home or school and can’t have contact with anyone younger than 18 years old for the time being, a court ordered Monday. Read more in the Denver Post.

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