safety

New Legislation Restrains Discipline in the Classroom

The Preventing Harmful Restraint and Seclusion in Schools Act will set national standards for the practices of controlling disruptive students.

Pursuing Peace in Chicago

Ron Huberman has spent his first year as schools CEO confronting an epidemic of urban teen violence.

LGBT Students Need Support at School

Homophobia in districts is widespread—and can have tragic results.

Discipline Gets the Boot

While zero-tolerance policies come into question, urban districts are trying alternatives—and seeing considerable success.

Columbine’s 10th Anniversary finds Lessons Learned

Substantial strides have been made in school security, but glaring gaps remain.

Ten Years Post-Columbine Conversation with Cynthia Stevenson

The Jefferson County Public Schools superintendent discusses the latest security threat and security solutions.

Security Software: Warding Off Viruses

A guide to one segment of education technology

Alternate Transportation Routes

Districts help the environment while saving money.

School Shooting Threat

A quick and well-planned response from the principal and threat assessment team is key to resolving a potentially violent situation.

Threat Assessments

This process evaluates the potential for school violence.

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