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Lincoln Parish school officials will continue to meet into next week to ensure the district remains clear about crisis plans and what those plans cover. The crisis plan meetings are part of a district wide effort to best enforce or upgrade crisis plans at each individual public school in Lincoln Parish. Though these crisis plan meetings follow the recent mass shooting at a Florida High School, they were planned several days before, said Mike Milstead, school superintendent. “We just want to make sure everybody knows their role,” Milstead said. “We are speaking with the schools’ principals and...

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