Student Conduct

1/14/2013

1/14/2013

A new nationwide survey of parents commissioned by Common Sense Media and the Center for American Progress and released today finds that 75 percent of parents say shielding children from violence is difficult.

1/14/2013

During the 2010-11 school year, Akron Public Schools disciplined black students at the highest rate of the eight largest urban districts in Ohio.

1/14/2013

Many Licking County school districts already have policies in place prohibiting seclusion rooms as well as limits on when restraint can be used.

1/14/2013

Spurred in part by the deadly shootings last month at an elementary school in Connecticut, Shelby Township police officers will become more frequent visitors to schools in 2013.

1/14/2013

New Michigan legislation sends a message to our kids that the only way we can keep them safe is to surround them with more instruments of violence. As a mom who holds the safety and happiness of my two girls above all else, I believe we are better than that.

1/11/2013

1/11/2013

A student was shot and wounded at a rural California high school Thursday and a student suspect was taken into custody, officials said. The shooting occurred about 9 a.m. at Taft Union High School, a community of fewer than 10,000 people amid oil and natural gas production fields about 120 miles northwest of Los Angeles. A shotgun was used in the attack, officials said.

1/11/2013

Bucking the national trend, Virginia voters, by a wide margin, want an armed guard in every school, but they do strongly back an assault weapons ban, according to a poll Thursday. A Quinnipiac University poll found that Old Dominion voters favor putting an armed police officer at every school, 66 percent to 29 percent.

1/11/2013

Newtown's schools superintendent is urging an indefinite police presence at the district's schools to allay fears among parents and children about gun violence.

1/8/2013

1/8/2013

MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry reports that Chicago’s Noble Network of Charter Schools is making some cash on the side by charging “disciplinary fees” to unruly students.

1/7/2013

1/7/2013

Bundled in their winter coats, students hopped off their buses and walked past an armed police officer standing at the entrance to Riverside Elementary West last week.

1/7/2013

Unlike the controversial Radio Frequency Identification System, or RFID, tags the Northside school district made mandatory at two San Antonio area campuses, the Austin program requires student and parental written consent.

1/4/2013

1/4/2013

The youngsters who survived the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary returned to class Thursday for the first time since the shooting rampage, settling in at their old, familiar desks but in a different school in a different town.

1/4/2013

Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller announced Thursday he supports a bill that pushes school corporations to enter into formal relationships with local law enforcement. The relationships would put in place school resource officers by providing state grant funding.

1/4/2013

New England Cable News' The Morning Show published a transcript of an interview with newly appointed Massachusetts Public Safety Secretary on School Security Andrea Cabral. Here's what she had to say about her new position.

1/3/2013

1/3/2013

Westport’s Board of Finance tonight unanimously approved a $50,000 appropriation request from the Board of Education for a school security study in the wake of last month’s Newtown school shooting.

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