Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 04/23/2013 - 3:10pm
Words like fine and routine punctuated descriptions of a day that was anything but at Neighborhood House Charter School in Dorchester, where two seats sat empty on the first day of classes since last week’s fatal bombings.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 04/18/2013 - 1:49pm
Arson is suspected in a three-alarm fire that heavily damaged the Penn Wood High School in Lansdowne overnight and may force it to remain closed for the rest of the academic year, authorities said. The blaze followed a series of bomb threats at the school that stopped about two weeks ago, said Fire Chief Daniel Kortan.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 04/02/2013 - 2:29pm
The National Rifle Association's National School Shield project released a series of recommendations Tuesday it says will help keep schools safer, including a training program for teachers and other school staff who want to carry a firearm.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 03/21/2013 - 3:42pm
A Florida school district has released video that appears to show a bus driver kicking an autistic student down the stairs. Wilkerson was fired after the Sept. 28, 2012, incident, which Tampa police say resulted in a broken ankle for the young girl, reported NBC affiliate WFLA.com. Wilkerson now faces aggravated child abuse charges, the station said.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 03/07/2013 - 3:55pm
Parents, staff and students from school districts across the state — Trenton, Camden, Irvington, Gloucester City — shared horror stories of broken windows, collapsing roofs and choking mold in dilapidated schools at a meeting yesterday of the state Schools Development Authority.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 03/05/2013 - 2:53pm
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.