Chapter 193-F: Pupil Safety and Violence Prevention
“IV. A school board or board of trustees of a chartered public school shall, to the greatest extent practicable, involve pupils, parents, administrators, school staff, school volunteers, community representatives, and local law enforcement agencies in the process of developing the policy. The policy shall be adopted by all public schools within the school district and, to the extent possible, the policy should be integrated with the school’s curriculum, discipline policies, behavior programs, and other violence prevention efforts.” (Source)
Reported Animal Abuse Cases
WMUR.com reported that a group of teenagers in Conway had lured wild ducks out of the water with food and then beaten one of them over the head with a broomstick, eventually killing the animal.
WGME.com reported that a rabbit had been found in a river with a rope around her neck and a 5-pound weight attached to it. Police learned that a juvenile may be involved after family members came forward, and cruelty-to-animals charges are pending.