Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 03/31/2013 - 7:38pm
Kendra Tiedemann's 8-year-old son has been carrying an epinephrine injector with him since he was 3. But the Franklin mother says not all children may have the so-called EpiPen, a device designed to quickly treat serious allergic reactions.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 03/28/2013 - 4:46pm
A bipartisan group of state House lawmakers is backing an ambitious bill to improve school safety in North Carolina. House Bill 452 would spend $34 million over the next two years to improve emergency planning, crisis response and prevention in schools around the state.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 03/28/2013 - 4:26pm
There were three samurai swords, with blades 13 inches, 21 inches and 28 inches long. There were hundreds of rounds of ammunition. There were targets, a bayonet, knives, pictures of a bloodied body wrapped in plastic, and guns. Lots of guns. And there were plans to buy more.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 03/28/2013 - 4:21pm
Public and private school principals could designate teachers and other school employees who would carry concealed weapons on campus at all times in an effort to make schools safer, under legislation that won approval Wednesday from a Florida House committee.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 03/26/2013 - 10:27am
Guaranteeing school safety is increasingly more difficult. But tech expert Scott Schober has some important points to keep in mind. Even though parents may feel they have no control over their children’s safety once they leave home, he says, technical advances applied with old-fashioned common sense are one way to feel more prepared.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 03/26/2013 - 9:07am
September 24-27, 2013
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 03/24/2013 - 5:56pm
Nearly 200 water fountains and sinks in Jersey City public schools contained lead contamination above federal environmental standards during recent testing, according to a report unearthed by a Jersey City parent.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 03/19/2013 - 2:13pm
For the third time in less than a week, a middle school in Fremont on Monday received a threatening phone call, police said.