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January 30, 2015 at 10:34 AM

Snohomish County schools to use ‘panic button’ smart phone app

The Associated Press EVERETT — School districts in Snohomish County are planning a “panic button” system at more than 80 schools. It’s a smart phone application that — with the push of the button — automatically dials 911 and notifies designated people about an emergency. The Daily Herald reports two schools in Everett started testing the panic button in…


Comments | More in Education, The Blotter | Topics: Everett School District, Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, panic button

April 22, 2014 at 8:24 PM

Lake Washington, Everett school-bond issues failing

Voters were rejecting the Lake Washington school district’s school-construction bond issue, which barely cleared 50 percent in  first-day returns Tuesday night, falling short of the 60 percent required for passage. The measure — scaled back from $755 million to $404 million — was one of only a handful of school-district measures on the special-election…


Comments | Topics: Everett School District, Lake Washington School District, Lakewood School District

March 16, 2013 at 12:29 PM

ACLU: Everett school searched student’s Facebook page

The Associated Press EVERETT – The American Civil Liberties Union has sent a letter to the Everett School District asking for a public apology for a student because a supervisor pressured her to open her Facebook page while investigating a complaint of cyber-bullying that involved other students. The Everett Herald reports the letter was sent to Superintendent…


Comments | More in Education, General news | Topics: American Civil Liberties Union of Washington, Everett School District