Security

3/7/2012

3/7/2012

The Anoka-Hennepin School District pledged Monday to improve the treatment of gay and lesbian students as part of a settlement that closes a long legal chapter in its struggles over bullying and sexual orientation.

3/7/2012

Black students, especially boys, face much harsher discipline in public schools than other students, according to new data from the Department of Education.

3/5/2012

3/5/2012

Public schools in Luzerne County are significantly safer and freer of cigarettes and alcohol than they were when the current class of high school seniors entered kindergarten, according to data from the state department of education.

3/1/2012

3/1/2012

To help school leaders address student safety, Awareity has released their latest Executive Briefing, 12 Tips for School Leaders in 2012. 

2/29/2012

2/29/2012

This month alone, at least four shootings of students have occurred in schools across the country, including Monday's deadly attack outside Cleveland, Ohio.

2/29/2012

A teenager suspected in an Ohio school shooting that killed three students and wounded two others has arrived at juvenile court for an initial appearance.

2/28/2012

2/28/2012

One student is dead and four more are wounded following a Monday morning shooting at Chardon High School, officials have said.

2/28/2012

The coroner's office ruled Monday that the death of a 10-year-old Southern California schoolgirl after a fight with another female student was a homicide.

2/27/2012

2/27/2012

A Washington state prosecutor says his office will seek probation and treatment for a 9-year-old boy who took to school a gun that accidentally discharged and critically injured a classmate this past week.

2/23/2012

2/23/2012

Violent crime at the nation's schools is declining, and students and schools are reporting less bullying and gang activity. But new government data reports an increase in cyber bullying and youth suicides.

2/22/2012

2/22/2012

Forget watching the clock, chewing gum, or slouching. At the Noble Network of Charter Schools' 10 Chicago campuses students are on their best behavior-- otherwise it will cost them.

"Students tell us by and large they don't like the whole system as most teenagers would, but the proof is in the pudding," said Michael Milkie, CEO and superintendant of the Noble Network of Charter Schools.

2/16/2012

2/16/2012

A U.S. survey reveals that in states that don't require driver's education before getting a license, about one-third of students skip driver's ed classes and more than half fail to undergo any formal behind-the-wheel training.

2/16/2012

AMX announced the AMX ResQ system for its Unified Campus Solution. AMX ResQ gives teachers a small, classroom-audio pendant – with built-in panic-button, to address the sudden conditions of a classroom threat or other emergency.

2/15/2012

2/15/2012

After nine suicides, a federal lawsuit, and the glare of the media spotlight, Minnesota’s Anoka-Hennepin school district has at last rid itself of the policy that helped create a virulently anti-gay environment in its schools.

2/13/2012

2/13/2012

High schools across Southern California are being raided by thieves searching for a very specific and peculiar item—a tuba. Just last weekend Bell High School lost two King brass sousaphones, each valued at $6,000, the Los Angeles Times reports.

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