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Youth organizers, gun control groups, and teachers unions plan a youth summit to help coordinate student engagement around gun violence issues.


The commission, formed in response to the Feb. 14 massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., has criss-crossed the country exploring ways to make schools safer.


Comprehensive sexuality education includes everything from basic anatomy to how to have a healthy relationship. Advocates say it should start as early as kindergarten.


Teenagers are experiencing cyberbullying on Instagram more than any other social media platform, according to a study of 10,000 young people in the United Kingdom.


Schools should assess students on both their "academic knowledge" and "nonacademic skills," parents and educators said in a new survey.


Was the gunfire that injured two people outside a high school football game a "school shooting"? Answering that question is more complicated than it sounds, and it affects ongoing school safety debates.


While many school safety conversations since the Feb. 14 shooting in Parkland, Fla., have focused on "hardening schools" with physical security measures, keeping students safe requires a broader, multifaceted approach, panelists said.


The Department of Homeland Security wants to train high school students to treat bleeding during mass casualty events, like school shootings. Here's how the idea fits into larger school safety debates.


Families whose loved ones were killed in the Parkland, Fla., school shooting say the Broward County school district needs new leadership and urged voters to elect new members to the school board. Two parents whose children died in the massacre are running for the board.


A consultant's review of the Parkland, Fla., school shooter's educational history found that the Broward County School District did not respond properly when the gunman, a former student, asked to be re-enrolled in special education services after opting out of the program several months earlier.


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