Security

3/13/2013

3/13/2013

A 2011 study, "Understanding and Preventing Violence Directed Against Teachers," reported 80% of about 3,000 K-12 teachers surveyed felt victimized by students, students’ parents or colleagues in the past year.

3/7/2013

3/7/2013

Critics say it is an overreaction to children who are just kidding. But after shootings like the Newtown, Conn., massacre, school leaders are taking tougher approaches.

3/6/2013

3/6/2013

The South Dakota Legislature gave final approval Monday to a plan that would allow school districts to arm teachers and other personnel to prevent attacks like December's shooting at a grade school in Connecticut.

3/6/2013

The U.S. Department of Education has launched an investigation into discipline rates in Seattle Public Schools.

3/4/2013

3/4/2013

More than 10,600 K-12 educators responded, revealing a consensus of educator sentiment about how safe schools are in light of the recent Sandy Hook shooting, and what should be done to ensure student and educator safety.

3/4/2013

Educators across the state and the country are rethinking, after the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, how best to reach the increasing number of children who are struggling with emotional or psychological needs.

3/4/2013

American schools are safe and getting safer. And the risk of lethal violence is infinitesimal.

2/27/2013

2/27/2013

After several recent incidents, the school board moves to equip all schools with security cameras and panic buttons, among other measures.

2/25/2013

2/25/2013

Planning new fences, secure entry points and standardized emergency procedures, the San Ramon Valley school district is ramping up security.

2/21/2013

2/21/2013

A threatening text message received by a Lexington-Richland School District Five teacher on the same day emergency crews evacuated Irmo High School due to smoke in the building has prompted the district to implement extra security measures and law enforcement to investigate the source of the message.

2/20/2013

2/20/2013

These days, it seems like our leaders in Washington have trouble finding common ground.

2/20/2013

Knox County Superintendent Jim McIntyre wants the security systems at all of the district’s 88 schools to be reviewed by the end of the summer.

2/19/2013

2/19/2013

At a time of heightened sensitivity to school safety, parents and school officials disagree over how to respond to toy guns and children who pretend to fire them.

2/15/2013

2/15/2013

Students were evacuated from New Jersey township elementary school this morning after an employee received a bomb threat, Teaneck Patch reported. Police told the site that the threat was emailed to a staff member at Hawthorne Elementary School.

2/15/2013

A school safety task force in St. Charles County, Mo. has identified a series of recommendations to improve security across local campuses. According to Dr. Bernard DuBray, Superintendent of the Fort Zumwalt School District and task force chairman, the meetings proved beneficial and played a crucial role in starting the project off in the right direction.

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