Chicago parents in Chicago are asking for safety escorts for their children, while some in Philadelphia are on a hunger strike until the district rehires workers who would keep students' safe enroute to school.
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June 18, 2013
June 17, 2013
Two high school journalists have been cleared of trespassing charges after an investigation into school security.
June 14, 2013
Six months since the shootings in Newtown, how schools protect students from shootings and disasters of any kind remains very much in the spotlight.
June 11, 2013
The number of guns on campus had been dropping since the 2005-06 school year, but they began to climb again during the 2009-10 school year.
June 05, 2013
The bill would specifically protect students who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender from bullying, harassment, intimidation, or violence at school.
June 03, 2013
The generally favorable trends are the opposite for some students, however, depending on the type of behavior and the students' age.
May 28, 2013
The days at Plaza Towers and Briarwood elementary schools in the Moore, Okla., school district had started out like any other. And then they were blown away.
May 24, 2013
The money comes from a federal grant program for school districts, colleges, and universities that have experienced violence—often in the form of school shootings.
May 22, 2013
This year, lawmakers have focused on keeping students safe from shooters, not natural disasters.
May 21, 2013
The school at which there were casualties did not have a storm shelter, nor do many Oklahoma schools, one official said, in part because of the expense.