TPS rolls out new backpack policy for high school students

Toledo, OHIO 13abc Action News Toledo Public Schools is adding another layer of safety for students and staff members, beginning January 8, 2019. High school students will no longer be able to carry backpacks, book bags and similar items during the school day. Students will be permitted to bring book bags and backpacks into the building, however, they must be kept in a locker throughout the school day. TPS Security leaders say this is a national best practice to increase safety. The new policy will be enforced January 8th, 2019