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Editorial: Yes, expose students to public safety

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With its diverse student body, the Schenectady City School District has special challenges. But it also has something that the city’s public safety agencies want, and need: potential minority recruits (both the fire and police departments are overwhelmingly white). After years of resisting a request by Fire Chief Robert Farstad to allow a public safety club at the high school, the district last week took a welcome step in agreeing to do that. The district ...

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Rene
June 25, 2008
4:08 p.m.

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Nice editorial and a wonderful idea presented by Chief Farstad. I hope the school can find a way to expand on the concept and include it as a regular curriculum item in the future.

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