Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Mon, 05/27/2013 - 12:13pm
In the wake of December’s Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre — in which a lone gunman slaughtered 20 children and six faculty members at a school in Newtown, Conn. — federal officials are expecting a big spike in funding applications for armed, accredited police officers in America’s schools.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 05/24/2013 - 8:47am
Schools in Newtown, Conn., will receive $1.3 million in federal aid to recover after the shootings that left 26 students and educators dead last year. Education Secretary Arne Duncan planned to announce the School Emergency Response to Violence grant during a visit to the state on Friday.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Mon, 05/20/2013 - 3:17pm
An elite New York City high school is warning seniors it could ban them from prom or graduation — or even snitch to college admission officers — if they're caught playing a popular toy-gun game in or near the school building.