Ten educators—half of whom had been killed in school shootings in the 2017-18 academic year—were honored during last year's memorial rededication. Of the 37 names that were added this year, only one death was from the 2018-19 school year.
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July 20, 2018
The tool kit by the AASA, the School Superintendents Association, provides steps that district and school leaders can take before, during, and after a crisis and connects them with administrators who have led through similar events.
May 25, 2018
The Texas students spoke as an Indiana community was dealing with a school shooting that left a teacher and student injured.
May 23, 2018
A Principal Lost Her Daughter in the Parkland Shooting. As She Grieved, the District Tried to Dock Her Pay
April Schentrup told Broward County, Fla., school board members the district tried to dock her pay for missed time from work after her daughter was killed in the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
May 18, 2018
Before Friday's shooting, Texas' Santa Fe High School was perhaps best known as having been at the center of a U.S. Supreme Court case on whether students can lead prayers over the public-address system at football games. Now, it has joined an ever-growing list of schools that have lost students or staff to gun violence.
April 17, 2018
Two principals and a superintendent who've experienced gun violence in their schools called for more money for mental health and training on trauma-informed care, positive behavior intervention and support for school staff districts in the aftermath of a school shooting.
March 30, 2018
Urban school districts call for a ban on assault weapons, $1 billion for mental-health services and counseling, and another $1 billion to local districts with safety training and building upgrades.