An innovative field trip safety measure is being piloted by National Heritage Academies at four of its charter schools.
The four National Heritage Academies that are participating in the pilot program are Emerson Academy in Dayton, Ohio; Greensboro Academy in Greensboro, North Carolina; Knapp Charter Academy in Grand Rapids, Michigan; and Walton Charter Academy in Pontiac, Michigan.
Lawmakers took no action this morning on a proposal to allow school boards to post armed civilians at South Dakota schools.
The school police force in this Southern California city has acquired 14 high-powered semiautomatic rifles for officers to bring to campuses.
For some schools, it may mean police officers are present throughout the day. For others it may mean increased patrols near the campus.