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High school requires clear bags

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Elgin high-schoolers will be required to use clear or mesh backpacks this school year.On Friday afternoon, Elgin ISD announced that Elgin High School and the Early College High School will implement a clear bag policy for the 2022-23 school year. There is no limitation on backpack size, and backpacks can be made of mesh.“We understand this is later than ideal notice, but Elgin ISD has taken a step toward ensuring safety by minimizing the likelihood of contraband on our campuses,” the announcement posted to Elgin High School’s Facebook page on Friday says.Elgin ISD maintains an emergency operations plan, and armed ...

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