Spring Allergies Alerts for Students—and You

Vol. 2 No. 7

Springtime for much of the U.S. means allergy sufferers are already feeling their seasonal pains. For adults, it’s likely that they’re aware of their symptoms and know how to treat themselves. Children, however, may not have shown signs of allergies before. Teachers and administrators should know what signs to look for.


IRS Issues A Chart To Help Employers Determine What Health Insurance Coverage Must Be Reported On Form W-2

Vol. 2 No. 7

The IRS has issued a chart that lists various types of health insurance coverage, and whether that coverage must be reported on Form W-2 by many employers beginning with the 2012 calendar year.


Transportation Safety

Vol. 2 No. 6

School transportation plays a large role in a student’s life. Getting to school safely—without enduring bullying or risky rides—or to an off-campus location for a field trip or sporting event, has a profound impact on students.


Spring Cleaning Safety Tips

Vol. 2 No. 6

Spring is right around the corner, and for those who aren’t fans of winter, it can’t come quick enough. Spring flowers, warmer temperatures, more sunlight, and happy bird songs are enough to motivate most us to start cleaning away the winter dust. But before you jump into a large spring-cleaning project, consider these safety tips.


Students, Accidents, and Your School’s Liability

Vol. 2 No. 5

Accidental injuries to students participating in school-related activities—both sport and non-sport related—are certainly nothing new. However, with increasing coverage “gaps” in the form of co-pays and higher deductibles found in more and more traditional health plans, out- of-pocket losses are on the rise. So too, unfortunately, is the increase in the number of “3rd-party (parent) lawsuits holding schools more and more responsible for their actions. Accordingly, schools need to be increasingly aware of their liability in this area. .


Winter Hazards

Vol. 2 No. 5

Most of the country is celebrating a mild winter. However, snow, ice, and extreme cold has still made an appearance—a risky appearance—in northern states. For those cold-loving outdoorsmen at heart, this is a great time of year to get outdoors and kick up some snow. With any extreme weather, there are risks and safety precautions to be aware of.

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