The AASA, the School Superintendents Association, told districts to consider canceling overseas trips, teach proper hand-washing techniques, and be careful not to stigmatize students amid coronavirus concerns.
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February 28, 2020
January 24, 2020
The National Association of School Resource Officers is working with experts to put together a research-based best-practice guide for schools and districts on school violence prevention.
December 20, 2019
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.
November 07, 2019
The recall is due to the fact that the bus seats don't have enough padding, increasing the risk of students getting injured in a crash.
September 28, 2019
With some recent high school football games marred by gun violence, districts are rethinking security measures for games as well as other after-school events that draw large crowds. Here are seven steps that experts say districts should take to increase safety.
July 25, 2019
Riverside County, Calif. today settled a class action lawsuit over a controversial school-based probation program, highlighting potential pitfalls in how schools partner with law enforcement on campus.
July 17, 2019
A school safety expert called the drill, in which a district employee allegedly wore a mask and wielded a fake gun, "over the top" with the potential to do more harm than good.
May 15, 2019
More than half of the principals surveyed also said they were responsible for making safety decisions in their schools, including things like campus check-in procedures and security for after-school events.
May 11, 2019
Johns Hopkins has launched a new program that aims to help schools and educators make informed decisions about school safety and creating healthy learning environments.