Bomb threats waste schools' money and resources

June 2, 2008
500 students in Ohio were disciplined last year for making threats

Students who threaten violence in schools cause disruption that takes a financial toll. The threats waste thousands of dollars, law-enforcement resources and classroom time. In Ohio last school year, 501 students were disciplined by their school districts for making false alarms or bomb threats. About 84 percent of the time, they were suspended or expelled. The most happened in the state's largest districts, Cleveland and Columbus.

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