While the U.S. wrestles to balance liberty and security in the wake of a horrible firearms massacre, Alberta is banning string to make its schools safer (external - login to view)
Calgary area schools move forward without lanyards in wake of near strangulation
Psychologists ready to help as students return to classes Monday
Rocky View Schools officials are figuring out how their schools will handle a new ban on lanyard use implemented after a student at Bearspaw School nearly strangled to death on one last week.
Meanwhile, crisis response team members will return to the school Monday and remain as long as they are needed to help students and staff cope with the incident.
“It’s been very heartbreaking for everyone,” said school board spokeswoman Angela Spanier.
Calgary area schools move forward without lanyards in wake of near strangulation (external - login to view)