In this first of three videos, two school nurses discuss how the coronavirus pandemic has upended their profession.
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June 29, 2020
June 01, 2020
Football, wrestling and competitive cheer pose a high risk for COVID-19 spread, while swimming and golf are at the low end of the risk scale developed by a national panel.
February 11, 2020
The National Education Association, the American Federation of Teachers, and Everytown for Gun Safety are recommending in a new report that schools stop using active shooter drills that are either unannounced or simulate gun violence.
November 26, 2019
Alanna Miller organized her Dallas' high school's national walkout in protest of gun violence after the mass school shooting in Parkland, Fla. Now a college freshman, Miller said the high-profile pressure to change policies on guns and other issues, along with the voting power of youth, is making lawmakers "a little scared."
September 25, 2019
A survey of high school principals reveals that more than half of school leaders say they have dealt with an incident of teen dating violence recently, but many of them aren't clear what their role should be.
May 08, 2019
Florida's governor signed a bill that will allow schools to arm classroom teachers, part of a longer list of school safety changes made after a school shooting in Parkland, Fla., last year.
April 17, 2019
Amid public concerns about school safety fueled by high-profile school shootings, new federal data show reports of student fights, bullying, and other forms of victimization have continued a decades-long trend of decline. At the same time, schools have ramped up security measures, like the use of cameras and restricted entrances.
April 16, 2019
More than 20 Denver-area schools took precautions Tuesday as the FBI searched for an "armed and extremely dangerous" woman who was inspired by the 1999 shooting at Columbine High School.
April 05, 2019
As more states consider arming teachers, a gun-control group's analysis found dozens of incidents of guns left accessible to students, misfired, or used inappropriately.
March 14, 2019
A pair of Democratic lawmakers filed resolutions to prohibit the use of federal funds to arm teachers. The move follows months of controversy over whether Title IV dollars can be used for such purposes.