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    Icon Checklist: Administering Medications in K-12 Schools

    Many students need to take medication throughout the school day for a variety of medical reasons. However, this practice can also pose a variety of risks—from the repercussions of incorrect or missed dosages to improper prescription medication storage. Use this checklist to ensure your process for administering medication considers and mitigates all risk factors.

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    Icon K-12 Public Schools Large Loss Report 2019

    The K-12 Public Schools Large Loss Report 2019 summarizes major damage awards and settlements of $250,000 or more that affected public K-12 schools in 2017 and 2018. The cases include a $36.1 million jury award in a school bus incident, a $15.7 million settlement in a sex abuse lawsuit, and a $1.1 million award for an athletic injury.
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    Icon Independent K-12 Schools Large Loss Report 2019

    The Independent K-12 Schools Large Loss Report 2019 summarizes major damage awards and settlements of more than $250,000 that affected independent schools from 2011 to 2018. It can help schools assess their risk management practices and insurance coverage. The cases include a $25.3 million award in a sexual molestation case, a $16.5 million settlement of more than 400 claims of sex abuse, an $8 million child abuse settlement with 88 former students, a $5.87 million award for an athletics injury, and a $4 million wrongful termination lawsuit.
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    Food Allergies in K-12 Schools

    The number of children with food allergies increased by 50 percent between 1997 and 2011, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In addition, recent actions by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) signal increasing enforcement of federal laws that prohibit discrimination against people with food allergies. K-12 schools should update their food allergy policies and procedures to ensure student safety and comply with evolving legal requirements.
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