Seventy-eight Texas school districts either have failed to submit state-mandated safety plans in the event of a mass shooting or have filed ones that are too incomplete to be useful, Attorney General Greg Abbott said on Dec. 17.
In the wake of the Sandy Hook school shooting, the Montgomery County Board of Education called an emergency meeting today to address safety measures and security upgrades at the 55 schools in its system.
A group that advocates for pro-gun, state legislation said Wednesday guns should be allowed in Arizona public schools to provide protection against shootings such as the one in Connecticut.
President Obama has tasked Vice President Joe Biden with coordinating the administration’s response to the deadly massacre in Newtown, Conn., last week.
Dear School Leader: Like everyone, we were shocked and saddened by last week's school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. We're sure that you share our sympathy for those affected by this tragedy, as well as a desire to ensure that parents understand what they can do to support school safety.
Dallas ISD has long assigned police officers to its secondary schools. Now, in the wake of the shooting deaths of 20 schoolchildren in Connecticut, the district’s 150 elementary schools will have a police presence.
In the wake of last week’s deadly school shooting in Connecticut, Miami-Dade police have arrested a 16-year-old student at Miami Lakes Educational Center who threatened on Twitter to “shoot up this school this Friday.”
Most students returned to school in the shattered Connecticut community of Newtown on Tuesday for the first time since a gunman's rampage killed 26 people in an elementary school, reviving the gun control debate in Washington.
There are no classes Monday at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn. and officials aren’t sure if the school will ever reopen.
A worker who turned on the intercom, alerting others in the building that something was very wrong. A custodian who risked his life by running through the halls warning of danger. A clerk who led 18 children on their hands and knees to safety, then gave them paper and crayons to keep them calm and quiet.
In the wake of the Newtown, Conn., mass shooting that claimed 26 lives Friday, former Education Secretary Bill Bennett said Sunday that schools should possibly consider arming certain employees to prevent attacks.
One dressed up in goofy costumes to make her students smile.
Schools around the country are reviewing security plans, adding extra law enforcement patrols and readying counselors for the first day of classes since a shooting massacre at an elementary school in Connecticut.
The school-to-prison pipeline -- or, the system of extreme disciplinary practices that push young people out of school and into the criminal justice system -- is often discussed from the angle of isolated incidents. In April, for example, a six-year-old Georgia girl named Salecia Johnson was, handcuffed and carted away from school in a squad car after throwing a temper tantrum in her kindergarten class.