Security

5/17/2013

5/17/2013

A reward was being offered as the investigation continued Thursday into racist graffiti targeting African-American students at Agoura High School in Agoura Hills, Calif.

5/16/2013

5/16/2013

The action comes amid mounting national concern that removing students from school is imperiling their academic achievement and disproportionately harming minority students, particularly African Americans.

5/15/2013

5/15/2013

BYOD guidelines are just being defined, but one warning must rise above the din, this author says: never, ever, try to gain unauthorized access to an employee's private social networking site.

5/15/2013

With Illinois close to making shooting-incident drills mandatory in all public and private schools, some parents and officials say a proposed new law would require tough decisions on how to balance a student's safety with a child's innocence.

5/13/2013

5/13/2013

A panel of 28 Newtown officials voted unanimously for a plan to tear down Sandy Hook Elementary school, the site of one of the worst school massacres in U.S. history, and rebuild a new school in its place.

5/13/2013

Since 20-year-old Adam Lanza gunned down 20 first-graders and six adults at a Newtown, Conn., elementary school in December, education officials in Vermont and across the nation have taken steps to review and increase security. That's driving a renewed interest in surveillance cameras.

5/10/2013

5/10/2013

Syracuse teachers say the level of disruption in their schools has ratcheted up this year and the district has not acted forcefully enough to bring order to their hallways and classrooms.

5/10/2013

For seven years, the video cameras sat in boxes gathering dust at Mount Mansfield Union High School. Now the same cameras that were yanked down from school hallways after parents and students complained are on the verge of going back up. What’s changed?

5/8/2013

5/8/2013

More black students were suspended last school year in Sacramento County than any other ethnic group, even though there are more local white, Asian and Hispanic students in local schools, according to new state data.

5/3/2013

5/3/2013

Teachers attending a meeting at a small school in rural Oregon last Friday were shocked when two masked men wearing hoodies burst into the conference room and pretended to open fire. The surprise shooting drill at Pine Eagle Charter School in Halfway was designed to test the school's preparation for an assault by "active shooters," The Oregonian reported.

5/1/2013

5/1/2013

In the months following the Sandy Hook massacre, schools nationwide have stepped up efforts to provide safe environments for teachers and students, and many have turned to high-tech solutions.

4/29/2013

4/29/2013

Advocates say it's time for districts everywhere to rethink outdated zero-tolerance philosophies that put students out for minor offenses.

4/29/2013

The number of schools implementing random drug testing policies is on the rise nationally - and schools in mid-Missouri are no exception to the trend.

4/29/2013

More than four months after the shooting, just two Connecticut school districts are pushing forward with the idea while others are calling it unaffordable or imprudent.

4/26/2013

4/26/2013

New research from the University of Luxembourg shows that there is a direct link between school climate and school violence. Most importantly, the social climate in class and in school is assumed to have a significant effect on the prevalence of violence in schools.

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