Should schools be held liable for violent attacks? A proposal in Colorado is sparking debates about risk assessment, spending priorities, and safety efforts.
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April 14, 2015
March 19, 2015
The decreases come as teachers and students report feeling safer in the city's schools, according to the University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research.
March 12, 2015
Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., said the amendment offered by Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., would bolster the U.S. Department of Education's role as "a National School Board."
March 05, 2015
Two Ferguson school resource officers rely heavily on arrests and are overly involved in routine disciplinary matters, the U.S. Department of Justice found in an investigation of the city's police department.
March 02, 2015
A post-Ferguson policing task force created by President Obama released recommendations Monday, including many that apply to school discipline and how law enforcement officers relate to students.
February 20, 2015
Virginia's school guards are unarmed. The bill's supporters said providing non-lethal weapons would help protect schools against intruders.
February 17, 2015
Critics are concerned the weapons would be used on students.
February 12, 2015
Included in the final report of the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission are calls for social-emotional learning, threat assessment, and mental health services in schools.
February 04, 2015
A small but growing number of school police are wearing body cameras to help address student civil rights concerns and to increase transparency about their actions.
January 28, 2015
Human trafficking is more common and more difficult to identify than many educators may realize, experts say.