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Lunsford Act keeps tabs on school contractors

KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS MIAMI – A new state law designed to protect students from sexual predators includes a little-noticed section requiring fingerprint checks for all vendors and contractors who work at public schools while students are present – a measure…

New penalties for crimes against kids

The Jessica Lunsford Act takes effect this week, increasing sanctions for crimes committed against children. BY DAVID ROYSE Associated Press TALLAHASSEE – Some sex criminals who target kids will face the possibility of life in prison or lifetime monitoring by…