Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 01/24/2013 - 3:05pm
The Connecticut police investigation into the shooting last month at a Newtown elementary school will continue through June and no criminal prosecution is expected, a state prosecutor said on Thursday.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 01/24/2013 - 1:34pm
Fontana Unified School District police purchased 14 of the Colt LE6940 rifles last fall, and they were delivered the first week of December — a week before the Connecticut school shooting. The semiautomatic rifles look like they belong in a war zone instead of a suburban public school, but officials in this Los Angeles-area city say the high-powered weapons now in the hands of school police could prevent a massacre.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 01/24/2013 - 10:08am
An innovative field trip safety measure is being piloted by National Heritage Academies at four of its charter schools.
The four National Heritage Academies that are participating in the pilot program are Emerson Academy in Dayton, Ohio; Greensboro Academy in Greensboro, North Carolina; Knapp Charter Academy in Grand Rapids, Michigan; and Walton Charter Academy in Pontiac, Michigan.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Wed, 01/23/2013 - 3:41pm
Lawmakers took no action this morning on a proposal to allow school boards to post armed civilians at South Dakota schools.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Wed, 01/23/2013 - 3:32pm
The school police force in this Southern California city has acquired 14 high-powered semiautomatic rifles for officers to bring to campuses.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Wed, 01/23/2013 - 3:21pm
For some schools, it may mean police officers are present throughout the day. For others it may mean increased patrols near the campus.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/22/2013 - 3:14pm
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.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/22/2013 - 2:50pm
Officials plan to add $400,000 of enhanced security at the entrances to Highland Park and Deerfield high schools in coming months.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/22/2013 - 11:35am
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.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 01/21/2013 - 1:44pm
“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.