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Seven Las Vegas Valley Schools Face Flaws in Emergency Safety Plans

By TheNevadaGlobeStaff, February 15, 2024 8:54 pm

Las Vegas, NV – A disturbing discovery has come to light, as state officials identified seven schools in the Las Vegas valley lacking approved emergency safety plans. These plans, crucial for ensuring the safety of students and staff, outline responses to critical situations like fights, school shootings, and bomb threats.

The Need for Prepared Action:

  • State Public Charter School Authority Director Melissa Mackedon voiced her concern, highlighting the “negligence” and “embarrassment” of these schools neglecting such vital plans.
  • With rising incidents of school violence, having comprehensive emergency response procedures is paramount.

Schools Identified and Responses:

  • The Meadows School: Despite facing a student evacuation due to a threat in 2022, their head of security claims a plan has been submitted, although confirmation remains pending.
  • Primrose Schools: Franchise owner Jaini Jariwala asserts full compliance with licensing requirements, including emergency plan submission. However, further clarification is needed.
  • Innovations International Charter School of Nevada (Sahara Campus): School officials maintain their plan is submitted and available online. Documentation confirms its approval in June 2023.
  • Innovation Academy and Aspects Academy of Learning: No response to requests for comment has been received.

Unanswered Questions and Next Steps:

  • Immediate confirmation is required from schools claiming plan submission.
  • Further investigation is needed to understand the reasons behind non-compliance in other cases.
  • Public pressure and clear communication from authorities are crucial to ensure all schools prioritize and implement these essential safety measures.

Credits: 8 News Now

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One thought on “Seven Las Vegas Valley Schools Face Flaws in Emergency Safety Plans

  1. Have school officials ever attempted to pinpoint what it is they might be doing that makes so many classroom misfits want them dead?

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