The Justice Department will address threats against school officials and staff

Posted by on October 5, 2021 12:29 pm
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People attend a special Board of Education meeting on mask mandates for students and staff in Kalamazoo County Schools at the Schoolcraft High School Gymnasium on Aug. 23 in Schoolcraft, Mich. COVID-19 protocols around the country have divided parents and school staff, in some cases leading to violence and intimidation.

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland is directing federal authorities to meet with local law enforcement about the spike in violent threats against school board members, teachers and others.

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