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.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 03/18/2013 - 8:24am
Two Ohio high school football players have been found guilty of raping a drunken 16-year-old girl in a case that roiled a small city and stirred reaction from activists online. Judge Thomas Lipps ruled Sunday in juvenile court that Steubenville High School students Trent Mays and Ma'Lik Richmond are guilty of attacking the girl after an alcohol-fueled party last August.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 03/07/2013 - 1:25pm
A police officer has been suspended without pay as officials investigate an incident at a high school here in which his gun fired. Sean McCutcheon, an officer in the Lloyd, N.Y., police department and a school resource officer for Highland Central School District, accidentally discharged his gun at 1:38 p.m. Tuesday in the hallway of Highland High School here, the school district and police said.
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.