safety

San Diego Schools Considers New Safety Proposal

San Diego area civic leaders have a new proposal for the second largest school district in California combining mental health training for staff with an endorsement for stronger gun control measures in an effort to increase school safety.

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More Security for Some Ill. High Schools

Officials plan to add $400,000 of enhanced security at the entrances to Highland Park and Deerfield high schools in coming months.

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Principals Organizations Support Obama's Proposals to Reduce Gun Violence

NASSP and NAESP applaud President Obama for his proposals to reduce gun violence and we pledge our support to ongoing efforts to make those proposals a reality.

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Drive Safe for Life Asks: Will Mich. Teens Drive Safely to the Prom?

“Traffic accidents are the No. 1 cause of death among young adults,” according to information provided by Sabrina Pritchett-Evans, a State Farm Insurance agent in Kalamazoo, and the mother of a young man who will graduate this spring from Kalamazoo Central High School.

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Ogden, Utah School Teacher Charged with Sexually Abusing Children

A long-time Ogden school teacher was charged Thursday with multiple felonies in connection with allegedly sexually abusing two children under the age of 14. Prosecutors charged Scott Ray McMurray, 58, with 11 counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child and three counts of sodomy upon a child.

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Spartanburg County (S.C.) Schools Increase Security After Student Threat

Additional law enforcement is in place at two Spartanburg District 5 schools on Tuesday after a threat was made by a student.

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Atlanta School Board Considers Own Police Force

Superintendent Erroll Davis proposes forming Atlanta Public Schools’ own police force, as other metro Atlanta districts have done. Armed school resource officers would replace school security now provided by Atlanta police officers.

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Abduction Turns Focus on Protocol at Philadelphia Schools

There are major concerns as to how a kidnapping was allowed to happen inside a Philadelphia school.

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Training for Tragedy

Critical challenges for school psychologists.

Tazewell (Va.) Sheriff Appointed to Task Force on School, Campus Safety

A southwestern Virginia lawman, with an extensive background as a school resource officer, in community policing, rural law enforcement and administration has been selected by Gov. Bob McDonnell to serve on the newly-created Task Force on School and Campus Safety.

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