Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Sun, 09/16/2012 - 10:40pm
As he rode the morning school bus and sat in first-period class Tuesday, the 13-year-old student at Stemmers Run Middle School in Essex gave no indication that he had a cellphone-size gun in his pocket — much less that he planned to pull it on his classmates and teacher, according to official reports.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 09/12/2012 - 2:19pm
Police cars lined up along with school buses in front of Stemmers Run Middle School (Baltimore) on Wednesday morning, a day after an eighth-grader brought a loaded gun to the school. It was the second gun-related incident in Baltimore County schools in recent weeks
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Sun, 08/12/2012 - 12:26pm
The Public Schools of Northborough and Southborough and the Southborough Police Department in collaboration with the Northborough Police Department have been chosen to be a host site for the “Safe School Initiative and Threat Assessment” training developed by the U.S. Department of Education and Secret Service.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Mon, 08/06/2012 - 9:43pm
School board members and superintendents typically focus their safety planning and preparedness measures on school campuses, but they often overlook security and emergency planning for administration centers, board meeting sites and support facilities.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Tue, 07/31/2012 - 1:02am
High school football season is just weeks away, and Monday marked the first day of practice in pads for many schools. However, those added layers mean teams are increasing the level of rough play, and the possible injuries that could follow.
Submitted by Marion Herbert on Tue, 07/17/2012 - 6:50am
The Recovery School District, the state agency that oversees most of New Orleans' public schools, is introducing a list of offenses that may result in expulsion from its campuses, acknowledging that some of its schools have been too quick to boot students for bad behavior.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Wed, 07/11/2012 - 9:15pm
The funding resulted from Gov. Andrew Cuomo's signing Assembly bill A8114 and Senate Bill S5513 exempting the district from a reduction in state aid due to extraordinary and unique circumstances which caused the school district to be in session only one day less than the required 180 days during the 20102011 school year.
The MonroeWoodbury Central School District received $155,000 in restored state aid on June 28.