Security

Articles: Security

Alison DeNisco
Rural Saco School District is located off Highway 2 in northeastern Montana. The highway and nearby train put the district’s 50-student school at greater risk for intruders, Superintendent Gordon Hahn says.
Organizations such as the National Association of Secondary School Principals recommend districts hire a school resource officer instead of arming staff members
Chris Nicholson
Scottsdale USD created annual summer programs called Unitown and Minitown to create bonds between high school and middle school students, respectively, who live in different neighborhoods.
Scottsdale USD tries to build bonds between its high schools and middle schools
Matt Zalaznick
Students at Thurgood Marshall High School in San Francisco USD celebrate Gay-Straight Alliance Day to promote a positive climate for transgender students.
Law backs districts’ transgender accommodations, including access to all facilities, use of chosen name and community outreach
Matt Zalaznick
High school mentors help teach middle school students about online safety and responsible use of social media at Columbia Public Schools in Missouri.
More districts watch social media for posts in which students threaten others or themselves--and take action

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