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December 02, 2016

School Shootings: Sandy Hook Promise Ad Shares Warning Signs for Gun Violence

The Sandy Hook Promise released a powerful new ad this week with a surprise twist that calls on viewers to look for the early warning signs of gun violence.

November 23, 2016

After Chattanooga School Bus Crash, Officials Renew Push for Seat Belts

A deadly school bus crash in Chattanooga, Tenn., has rekindled a debate on seat belt mandates. Just six states have school bus seat belt requirements. Authorities have not yet concluded whether seat belts would have prevented injuries in the incident.

October 26, 2016

Family of School Shooting Victim Pushes for Armed Guards, Police in Schools

The family of a 6-year-old kindergartner who died after he was shot on the playground of his South Carolina elementary school last month is pushing for a statewide requirement of a police officer or armed guard in every school.

October 20, 2016

States Should Ensure Schools Properly Use Surveillance Technologies, Report Urges

While surveillance technology can have many benefits, including making schools safer and keeping students on task, it can also have unintended consequences in areas like equity and privacy, says a report by the National Association of State Boards of Education.

October 14, 2016

Police: Philadelphia Teen Dies After Altercation With School Staff

A Philadelphia teen with "mental health and medical issues" died at his residential school after a staff member restrained him during an altercation, police said.

October 06, 2016

'Scary Clown' Rumors Are Serious Business for Schools

Most reports of "scary clowns" have been unsubstantiated. The rumors, which have spread quickly through social media, have created a headache for schools.

September 29, 2016

In School Shootings, Limiting Access Is Often Key to Safety

Effects of a school shooting in South Carolina were limited by policies and practices designed to restrict access to the building, a district leader said.

September 28, 2016

LGBT Students Bullied at Higher Rates Than Their Peers, Poll Finds

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students completing a recent survey were more likely to report bias-based bullying, online harassment, and feeling unsafe at school than their peers, a new report finds.

September 08, 2016

Feds to Schools: Protect Students' Civil Rights by Limiting Role of School Police

Federal agencies introduced new requirements for school police hired through federal grants and new resources for schools that outline best practices for training and hiring school police.

August 17, 2016

FBI's Anti-Extremism Program for Schools Promotes 'Fear and Suspicion,' Groups Say

Several education advocacy groups have harshly criticized a Federal Bureau of Investigation program designed to prevent the spread of "violent extremism" in American schools.

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