Gun control advocates panned a Texas official's call to make schools safer by limiting entrances, but architects say such a practice is a common part of comprehensive safety plans.
Days after 10 people were shot and killed in a Texas high school, leaders there called for more armed teachers and increased school security measures.
The student activists from Parkland, Fla., Newtown, Conn., and Chicago urged the media to keep the national spotlight on gun violence and not let their tragedies fade away.
The study, published in the journal Pediatrics, "underscores the need for future work to explore the relationship between school and suicidal thoughts," researchers from Vanderbilt University wrote.
WATCH: A District That Prioritizes Social-Emotional Learning Grapples With How to Measure If It Works
The Washoe County school district in Reno, Nev., has been on the forefront of infusing social-emotional learning throughout its schools as a key strategy for improving student engagement, attendance, and high school graduation rates.
Education Week's Evie Blad will moderate a discussion on guns, school safety, and civic engagement with student activists Thursday. The event will be livestreamed on the Education Week website.
News that Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz was once referred to an alternative school discipline program has added fuel to a debate about what the district could have done differently.
In a speech to the first national meeting of the NRA since the February shooting at a high school in Parkland, Fla., Trump may have misstated how much his administration has secured for school safety efforts.
In a national survey, just 16 percent of superintendents said an Obama-era federal guidance on school discipline had sparked changes to their districts' policies.
An analysis of new federal civil rights data finds that secondary schools with mostly black students are more likely to have on-site police and security officers than schools with largely white enrollment.