Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 02/18/2013 - 4:45pm
School teachers who undergo special training would be allowed to have a gun in a locked area of a school, including their classroom, under a bill being pushed by a Republican lawmaker and Attorney General Tom Horne.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 02/18/2013 - 4:06pm
At a time of heightened sensitivity to school safety, parents and school officials disagree over how to respond to toy guns and children who pretend to fire them.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 02/14/2013 - 3:21pm
Students were evacuated from New Jersey township elementary school this morning after an employee received a bomb threat, Teaneck Patch reported. Police told the site that the threat was emailed to a staff member at Hawthorne Elementary School.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 02/14/2013 - 3:16pm
A school safety task force in St. Charles County, Mo. has identified a series of recommendations to improve security across local campuses. According to Dr. Bernard DuBray, Superintendent of the Fort Zumwalt School District and task force chairman, the meetings proved beneficial and played a crucial role in starting the project off in the right direction.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 02/12/2013 - 2:52pm
Wilmette and Winnetka school officials have joined educators across the country in the weeks following the Sandy Hook massacre by taking a long look in the mirror.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 02/12/2013 - 2:49pm
The Washington state Senate voted unanimously Monday to authorize $544 million in bonds for school construction projects, including $10 million for security upgrades spurred by the deadly Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Sun, 02/10/2013 - 5:40pm
In the wake of the Newtown, Conn. school shooting in December, the Weehawken school district has stationed armed security at its three public schools.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 02/07/2013 - 2:22pm
Stunned by the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in Connecticut, police and school officials in one Colorado county felt they had to do something to reassure students.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 02/05/2013 - 3:14pm
Hub schools boss Carol Johnson — fuming over a van driver with past convictions who flew under the radar — is calling for a complete overhaul of the department’s criminal screening to ensure other lawbreakers don’t slip through the cracks.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 02/05/2013 - 11:00am
Three schools in Yuma, Ariz., were placed on lockdown on Tuesday morning after police were called to investigate a report of a student possibly carrying a gun.