Security

2/10/2012

2/10/2012

A Virginia school district is considering banning cross-dressing by students, out of what one board member called concerns for the safety of "several" male students who wear dresses and wigs to school.

2/10/2012

Athletic tensions between two Pittsburgh-area high schools — one largely white, the other predominantly black — have boiled over into accusations of racism that some say is being swept under the rug.

2/9/2012

2/9/2012

Those with the power to vote players into the Baseball Hall of Fame have been wary of potentially tarnishing the institution with inductees linked to performance-enhancing drugs.

2/9/2012

Ann Arbor Public Schools’ legal obligation to report an 8-year-old's claim that she was sexually assaulted at Eberwhite Elementary to Child Protective Services falls into a gray area, according to legal professionals.

2/9/2012

The decision to replace the entire staff of an elementary school here, where two former teachers stand accused of molesting students, sparked protests from some parents and students and applause from others.

2/6/2012

2/6/2012

With a $61 million shortfall to bridge by the end of June, the Philadelphia School District will let go about 90 school police officers Friday, according to a source familiar with the plan.

2/2/2012

2/2/2012

Milwaukee Public Schools is stepping up security after a rash of fights where police officers were injured trying to break up students. Two of those incidents happened at Madison High School.

1/30/2012

1/30/2012

Representatives of environmental crusader Erin Brockovich and an accompanying group of reporters were ordered off the grounds of LeRoy Junior-Senior High School on Saturday in an episode connected to a cluster of students there with unusual neurological symptoms.

1/26/2012

1/26/2012

Since taking office, President Obama and his Administration have taken many steps to ensure that all students are safe and healthy and can learn in environments free from discrimination, bullying and harassment.

1/24/2012

1/24/2012

Cansec Systems Ltd., who have been manufacturing Access Control products for 25 years, has released a new proximity reader which is totally invisible when the secured door is closed.

1/23/2012

1/23/2012

New York state is calling on schools to get tough against bullying and, judging from local school districts, the call is being heeded.

1/18/2012

1/18/2012

The Supreme Court on Tuesday turned down appeals from two Pennsylvania school districts that were successfully sued by students who posted on the Internet malicious mockeries of their school principals.

1/17/2012

1/17/2012

More than a third of the students in Boston public high schools were chronically absent last year, even as the city undertook additional efforts to lure students to school, according to a Globe analysis. 

1/10/2012

1/10/2012

Hundreds of students from Clear Lake High School in Houston tried to pull a fast one on their teachers by texting one another answers to a final exam last month.

1/3/2012

1/3/2012

In his inaugural address Monday, Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter promised to focus on making neighborhoods safer and schools better in his second term.

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