The Taft Union High School District says the city of Taft had a contract with the district to provide a school resource officer. There was no officer on duty when one student shot another on Jan. 10, 2013.
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The transportation plan includes a shuttle bus service for some students and maps showing safe walking routes.
May 21, 2014
Eligible education and research organizations can apply for federal grants to implement and study school safety programs.
October 02, 2013
Nearly a decade after the state settled a class action lawsuit brought on behalf of poor children, conditions in some of California's most disadvantaged schools have significantly improved.
June 19, 2013
Yesterday, the Obama administration released the comprehensive emergency guidelines for school districts it had first promised after the school shootings in Newtown, Conn.
June 18, 2013
from Rules for Engagement blogger Nirvi Shah The Obama administration today released comprehensive emergency guidelines for school districts (as well as some others customized to the needs of colleges and universities and houses of worship) that are meant to help school emergency planners create ne...
January 02, 2013
Students and families visited Sandy Hook Elementary School to prepare for the return to school tomorrow.
December 18, 2012
The 26 people who lost their lives at Sandy Hook Elementary on Dec. 14 are remembered in this gallery.
December 17, 2012
In the wake of the school shootings in Newtown, Conn., the state has stepped in to provide mental health and security resources to Newtown.
December 16, 2012
Around the country, police will patrol schools, especially elementary schools, more heavily than usual this week.