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'Active Shooter' Training Video Helps N.J. Schools Prepare for the Worst

With the worst case scenario still on the minds of parents, teachers and law enforcement, Bergen County authorities have prepared a training video for handling "active shooter" situations in schools.

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San Diego Schools Considers New Safety Proposal

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.

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More Security for Some Ill. High Schools

Officials plan to add $400,000 of enhanced security at the entrances to Highland Park and Deerfield high schools in coming months.

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Principals Organizations Support Obama's Proposals to Reduce Gun Violence

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.

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Spartanburg County (S.C.) Schools Increase Security After Student Threat

Additional law enforcement is in place at two Spartanburg District 5 schools on Tuesday after a threat was made by a student.

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Counseling, More Than Armed Officers, Makes Our Schools Safer After Shootings

Now that some time has passed since the school massacre in Newtown, Conn., perhaps it is time to reflect on what actions our schools might look forward to in 2013 and beyond.

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Threat Prompted Lockdown of Steubenville (Ohio) Schools

All district schools in Steubenville, Ohio -- center of a highly charged teen rape case -- were under precautionary lockdown for about 90 minutes Tuesday because of a shooting threat made on social media, WTOV-TV reports.

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A Son’s Fears and a Father’s Response

Starting to feel safe again after the Sandy Hook tragedy.

A Son’s Fears and a Father’s Response

Starting to feel safe again after the Sandy Hook tragedy.

Hard Newtown Questions

Another polarizing gun control debate won't prevent the next mass shooting.

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