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1/5 of Kodiak students report bringing weapon to high school


KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — Twenty percent of high school students in Kodiak reported bringing a weapon to school within the last 30 days, according to an Alaska Department of Health study.

The students' responses raised concerns during a school board meeting on Monday, the Kodiak Daily Mirror reported .

The Kodiak percentage was nearly double the statewide average of 10.2 percent.

School board chairman Robert Foy said the survey also raised concerns of marijuana use, hard drug use and a lack of parental involvement.

"Some of these things are kind of alarming," Foy said.

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