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.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 02/04/2013 - 11:10am
School officials from Passaic Valley High School are considering a policy to allow the school's principal, who is a retired police officer, to carry his concealed weapon in school.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Sun, 02/03/2013 - 4:41pm
School officials in Atlanta say metal detectors weren't working at a middle school when a 14-year-old student was shot and wounded there. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that public school administrators acknowledged in a statement late Friday that Price Middle school's two metal detectors were "not operable" Thursday.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Sun, 02/03/2013 - 2:16pm
A former priest and suspected child molester left employment with the Los Angeles Archdiocese to work for the L.A. Unified School District, officials confirmed Sunday. The former clergyman, Joseph Pina, did not work with children in his school district job, said L.A. schools Supt. John Deasy.