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May 10, 2019

Colorado Shooting Underscores Challenges of Keeping Students Safe (Video)

The STEM School shooting underscores the huge challenges educators face in keeping students safe, even as fatal and injurious gunfire inside K-12 schools remains statistically rare.

October 03, 2018

The Kavanaugh Hearings Are Prompting Educators to Take on Tough Conversations (Video)

Allegations of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh have led to unavoidable conversations throughout the nation's schools around consent and consequences. Reporter Evie Blad discusses this issue on PBS NewsHour.

June 07, 2018

9 Things to Know About School Resource Officers (Video)

School resource officers juggle numerous roles: enforcing laws, mentoring students, and providing security to schools. But little is known about this unique law enforcement profession.

April 12, 2018

Is 'Hardening' Schools to Prevent Shootings Really the Answer? (Video)

In the wake of the Parkland, Fla., school shooting, districts are grappling with how to keep students safe. Education Week looks at how a Texas district hopes to balance security and making sure students feel comfortable.

March 27, 2018

Two Demonstrators Find Common Ground at the 'March for Our Lives'

The Washington demonstration brought two women together briefly: one a student from New Jersey, the other a nurse from Maryland. One white, one black. See how and why they connected.

March 26, 2018

Video Gallery: Teachers, Students Share Why They Joined the 'March for Our Lives'

"I don't want my students to go to school in fear." "If we all band together, we can make change." Those were just some of the sentiments captured by Education Week at the March for Our Lives in Washington.

March 23, 2018

Chicago Students Add Their Voices to Protests Against Gun Violence (Videos)

Chicago students are allying with Parkland's student activists to amplify their calls for gun reform. Hear Chicago students describe, in their own words, how they deal with the daily threat of gun violence.

August 28, 2017

Talking to Students About Racism and Hate: Advice for Teachers

After the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., teachers came together to share resources on how to best discuss racism and hatred in the classroom.

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