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  • Missing Brooklyn Student Found: Nashaly Perez Was Reunited With Her Parents Thursday After Disappearing From School Monday

    Sep 19, 2014

    09.18.2014 | Wall Street Journal | Kim Sweet, executive director of Advocates for Children of New York, said it was critical for school staff to know how to proceed in such emergencies, and the training requirements of Avonte’s Law were the most important element. The law requires that the report to the City Council spell out the type of safety training given and to whom. “Even if an alarm goes off, staff has to know what to do,” Ms. Sweet said. Judging by the details of Nashaly’s case, she added, school staff “are not communicating and not following protocols and something needs to be changed to make sure kids are safe.” Read article