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The Sacramento Bee
Some staff used to bring guns to Folsom Cordova schools. That will no longer be the caseFor years, Folsom and Rancho Cordova schools have allowed some employees to car
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
For years, Folsom and Rancho Cordova schools have allowed some employees to carry guns on campus because district leaders believed their students were safer that way. Come Jan. 1, those guns have to stay elsewhere. Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
‘You have to act as a disruptor’: Sacramento schools chief tackles challenges in districtNew Sacramento city schools chief Jorge Aguilar says the education system is un
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
New Sacramento city schools chief Jorge Aguilar says the education system is unequal by design and he wants to help level the playing field. Aguilar has big plans after finding success in Fresno facing similar challenges. Among them: reinstating... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Portraits of the Las Vegas shooting victimshad recently moved to Reno, Nevada, where he was an automotive student at Truck
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 12 days ago
had recently moved to Reno, Nevada, where he was an automotive student at Truckee Meadows Community College, the school said in a statement. “He was a wonderful young man and my future son-in-law,” Getreu’s father, Gary, said in the... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Portraits of the Las Vegas shooting victimshad recently moved to Reno, Nevada, where he was an automotive student at Truck
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 16 days ago
had recently moved to Reno, Nevada, where he was an automotive student at Truckee Meadows Community College, the school said in a statement. “He was a wonderful young man and my future son-in-law,” Getreu’s father, Gary, said in the... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Here are all the victims of the Las Vegas shootingwere mothers and fathers, sons and daughters, grandparents and grandchildren.
Detroit Free Press / Posted 16 days ago
were mothers and fathers, sons and daughters, grandparents and grandchildren. They worked in hospitals, police stations, schools, day cares, restaurants and fishing boats. They were at the Route 91 Harvest festival to celebrate birthdays, wedding... Read more
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FOX News
Remembering the fallenin front of the stage. It was the second time the couple attended the festival.
FOX News / Posted 16 days ago
in front of the stage. It was the second time the couple attended the festival. Lisa Romero-Muniz, 48, was a beloved high school secretary and advocate for students in New Mexico. She was described as an "incredible loving and sincere friend,... Read more
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FOX News
Remembering the fallenin front of the stage. It was the second time the couple attended the festival.
FOX News / Posted 16 days ago
in front of the stage. It was the second time the couple attended the festival. Lisa Romero-Muniz, 48, was a beloved high school secretary and advocate for students in New Mexico. She was described as an "incredible loving and sincere friend,... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Smiles and memories of those killed in Las Vegasdescribed him as “the most involved parent.” He coached his children’s footbal
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 17 days ago
described him as “the most involved parent.” He coached his children’s football and baseball teams and was in the school parents’ association. Arellano was 11 when Fraser married his mother and adopted him. The couple had three other... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Portraits of the Las Vegas shooting victimsdescribed him as “the most involved parent.” He coached his children’s footbal
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 17 days ago
described him as “the most involved parent.” He coached his children’s football and baseball teams and was in the school parents’ association. Arellano was 11 when Fraser married his mother and adopted him. The couple had three other... Read more
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Reuters
Retired truck driver, single moms among dead in Las Vegas shootingthe outdoors, the Los Angeles Times reported. She studied at Crafton Hills Coll
Reuters / Posted 17 days ago
the outdoors, the Los Angeles Times reported. She studied at Crafton Hills College and went to Redlands East Valley High School, according to her Facebook page. HEATHER ALVARADO Heather Alvarado, 35, of Cedar City, Utah, loved to travel with her... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Portraits of the Las Vegas shooting victimsdescribed him as “the most involved parent.” He coached his children’s footbal
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 17 days ago
described him as “the most involved parent.” He coached his children’s football and baseball teams and was in the school parents’ association. Arellano was 11 when Fraser married his mother and adopted him. The couple had three more... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Portraits of the Las Vegas shooting victimsa 28-year-old California substitute teacher, died in the mass shooting, accordi
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 18 days ago
a 28-year-old California substitute teacher, died in the mass shooting, according to her family and the Taft Union High School District, where she worked. Meadows graduated from Taft Union High School in 2007 and later earned a bachelor’s... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Dozens gone: Portraits of the Las Vegas shooting victimsa 28-year-old California substitute teacher, died in the mass shooting, accordi
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 18 days ago
a 28-year-old California substitute teacher, died in the mass shooting, according to her family and the Taft Union High School District, where she worked. Meadows graduated from Taft Union High School in 2007 and later earned a bachelor’s... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
55 of 58 Las Vegas Mass Shooting Victims Identified, Including 30 From SoCala 28-year-old California substitute teacher, died in the mass shooting, accordi
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 18 days ago
a 28-year-old California substitute teacher, died in the mass shooting, according to her family and the Taft Union High School District, where she worked. Meadows graduated from Taft Union High School in 2007 and later earned a bachelor’s... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Gym teacher arrested for 'briefly' strangling students with jump rope as punishment, police sayaccording to police in California. Peter Samhammer, a physical education teach
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 19 days ago
according to police in California. Peter Samhammer, a physical education teacher at Herndon Barstow Elementary in Fresno, was arrested Sept. 29 after Fresno County Sheriff's deputies were tipped off to his alleged behavior. Fresno's... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Gym teacher arrested for 'briefly' strangling students with jump rope as punishment, police sayaccording to police in California. Peter Samhammer, a physical education teach
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 19 days ago
according to police in California. Peter Samhammer, a physical education teacher at Herndon Barstow Elementary in Fresno, was arrested Sept. 29 after Fresno County Sheriff's deputies were tipped off to his alleged behavior. Fresno's... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Gym teacher arrested for 'briefly' strangling students with jump rope as punishment, police sayaccording to police in California. Peter Samhammer, a physical education teach
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 19 days ago
according to police in California. Peter Samhammer, a physical education teacher at Herndon Barstow Elementary in Fresno, was arrested Sept. 29 after Fresno County Sheriff's deputies were tipped off to his alleged behavior. Fresno's... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Gym teacher arrested for 'briefly' strangling students with jump rope as punishment, police sayaccording to police in California. Peter Samhammer, a physical education teach
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 19 days ago
according to police in California. Peter Samhammer, a physical education teacher at Herndon Barstow Elementary in Fresno, was arrested Sept. 29 after Fresno County Sheriff's deputies were tipped off to his alleged behavior. Fresno's... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Gym teacher arrested for 'briefly' strangling students with jump rope as punishment, police sayaccording to police in California. Peter Samhammer, a physical education teach
KIVI Boise / Posted 19 days ago
according to police in California. Peter Samhammer, a physical education teacher at Herndon Barstow Elementary in Fresno, was arrested Sept. 29 after Fresno County Sheriff's deputies were tipped off to his alleged behavior. Fresno's... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Gym teacher arrested for 'briefly' strangling students with jump rope as punishment, police sayaccording to police in California. Peter Samhammer, a physical education teach
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 19 days ago
according to police in California. Peter Samhammer, a physical education teacher at Herndon Barstow Elementary in Fresno, was arrested Sept. 29 after Fresno County Sheriff's deputies were tipped off to his alleged behavior. Fresno's... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Gym teacher arrested for 'briefly' strangling students with jump rope as punishment, police sayaccording to police in California. Peter Samhammer, a physical education teach
KGTV San Diego / Posted 19 days ago
according to police in California. Peter Samhammer, a physical education teacher at Herndon Barstow Elementary in Fresno, was arrested Sept. 29 after Fresno County Sheriff's deputies were tipped off to his alleged behavior. Fresno's... Read more
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Island Packet
PE teacher tightened jump rope around students’ necks for discipline. Now he’s in jail.teacher was arrested Friday after disciplining students by allegedly tightening
Island Packet / Posted 22 days ago
teacher was arrested Friday after disciplining students by allegedly tightening a jump rope around their necks, the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office reported. Deputies responded to Herndon-Barstow Elementary in Fresno, California after... Read more
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Daily Mail
California PE teacher arrested for using jump rope on studentsElementary school PE teacher 'strangled his students with a jump rope as a form
Daily Mail / Posted 22 days ago
Elementary school PE teacher 'strangled his students with a jump rope as a form of punishment' The Fresno County Sheriff Department arrested Herndon Barstow Elementary teacher Peter Samhammer of Clovis, California, on four counts of felony... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
PE teacher tightened jump rope around students’ necks for discipline. Now he’s in jail.A Central Unified physical education teacher was arrested Friday after discipli
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 22 days ago
A Central Unified physical education teacher was arrested Friday after disciplining students by allegedly tightening a jump rope around their necks , the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office reported. Deputies responded to Herndon-Barstow Elementary after... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Teacher accused of choking students with jump ropeFRESNO, CA (KGPE/KSEE/CNN) - A physical education teacher in California is faci
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 22 days ago
FRESNO, CA (KGPE/KSEE/CNN) - A physical education teacher in California is facing charges after officials say he choked elementary school students with a jump rope. The sheriff's office said Friday that Peter Samhammer was arrested on four felony... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Teacher arrested for allegedly using jump rope to choke studentsthe P.E. teacher placed the rope around their necks and tightened it quickly be
WWLP Springfield / Posted 22 days ago
the P.E. teacher placed the rope around their necks and tightened it quickly before releasing them. Tony Botti of the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office said, “We developed enough information through the evidence and interviews to establish cause... Read more
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FOX News
Gym teacher arrested after reportedly choking students with jump ropechoking students with jump rope Authorities arrived at Herndon Barstow Element
FOX News / Posted 23 days ago
choking students with jump rope Authorities arrived at Herndon Barstow Elementary on Thursday afternoon after the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office received a report that students had been injured, reports said. Upon investigation, police... Read more
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FOX News
Gym teacher arrested after reportedly choking students with jump ropeSamhammer, 64, was arrested by police after he allegedly choked students with a
FOX News / Posted 23 days ago
Samhammer, 64, was arrested by police after he allegedly choked students with a jump rope as a form of "discipline." (Fresno County Sheriff's Office) Authorities arrived at Herndon Barstow Elementary on Thursday afternoon after the Fresno... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Palo Alto school district names interim superintendentPALO ALTO (BCN) The Palo Alto Unified School District Board of Education has na
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 24 days ago
PALO ALTO (BCN) The Palo Alto Unified School District Board of Education has named Karen Hendricks the interim superintendent for the remainder of the school year. Hendricks' appointment was announced in a news release late Wednesday night in lieu... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
California schools facing $24B in retiree health costsSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California schools are on the hook for $24 billion in
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 26 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California schools are on the hook for $24 billion in future health care costs for their retirees, a mountain of debt that's forcing some districts to curb benefits or spend less on teacher salaries and classroom equipment,... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
California schools facing $24B in retiree health costs AP News | 09/26/17 05:09 PM SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- California schools ar
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 26 days ago
AP News | 09/26/17 05:09 PM SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- California schools are on the hook for $24 billion in future health care costs for their retirees, a mountain of debt that's forcing some... Read more
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Darien News-Review
California schools facing $24B in retiree health costsSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California schools are on the hook for $24 billion in
Darien News-Review / Posted 26 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California schools are on the hook for $24 billion in future health care costs for their retirees, a mountain of debt that's forcing some districts to curb benefits or spend less on teacher salaries and classroom equipment,... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
California schools facing $24B in retiree health costsSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California schools are on the hook for $24 billion in
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 26 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California schools are on the hook for $24 billion in future health care costs for their retirees, a mountain of debt that's forcing some districts to curb benefits or spend less on teacher salaries and classroom equipment,... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
California schools facing $24B in retiree health costsSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California schools are on the hook for $24 billion in
Stamford Advocate / Posted 26 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California schools are on the hook for $24 billion in future health care costs for their retirees, a mountain of debt that's forcing some districts to curb benefits or spend less on teacher salaries and classroom equipment,... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
California schools facing $24B in retiree health costsSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California schools are on the hook for $24 billion in
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 26 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California schools are on the hook for $24 billion in future health care costs for their retirees, a mountain of debt that's forcing some districts to curb benefits or spend less on teacher salaries and classroom equipment,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
California schools facing $24B in retiree health costsSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California schools are on the hook for $24 billion in
Connecticut Post / Posted 26 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California schools are on the hook for $24 billion in future health care costs for their retirees, a mountain of debt that's forcing some districts to curb benefits or spend less on teacher salaries and classroom equipment,... Read more
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The New Canaan News
California schools facing $24B in retiree health costsSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California schools are on the hook for $24 billion in
The New Canaan News / Posted 26 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California schools are on the hook for $24 billion in future health care costs for their retirees, a mountain of debt that's forcing some districts to curb benefits or spend less on teacher salaries and classroom equipment,... Read more
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The Register Citizen
California schools facing $24B in retiree health costsSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California schools are on the hook for $24 billion in
The Register Citizen / Posted 26 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California schools are on the hook for $24 billion in future health care costs for their retirees, a mountain of debt that's forcing some districts to curb benefits or spend less on teacher salaries and classroom equipment,... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
California schools facing $24B in retiree health costsSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California schools are on the hook for $24 billion in
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 26 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California schools are on the hook for $24 billion in future health care costs for their retirees, a mountain of debt that's forcing some districts to curb benefits or spend less on teacher salaries and classroom equipment,... Read more
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The Middletown Press
California schools facing $24B in retiree health costsSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California schools are on the hook for $24 billion in
The Middletown Press / Posted 26 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California schools are on the hook for $24 billion in future health care costs for their retirees, a mountain of debt that's forcing some districts to curb benefits or spend less on teacher salaries and classroom equipment,... Read more
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