There will be some additional help in the Akron Public Schools (APS) next year, following approval by the Board of Education of Superintendent David James’s personnel recommendations July 28.
Panic buttons — the kind a bank teller pushes to trigger a silent alarm during a robbery — are the latest safety measure in Akron schools.
The statistic, reported a year ago by the Beacon Journal, shocked the conscience of Debbie Rhinesmith.
In a recent event titled "Streetscapes 2014: Akron in Plein Air," local artists left their studios to paint Akron outdoors.
From Grizzly Ridge to the Tiger Valley, Akron Public Schools students and their families took a safari at the Akron Zoo filling donated backpacks with back-to-school goodies.
The Board of Education is the official body representing the citizens of Akron on all matters of public education.
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