This year, lawmakers have focused on keeping students safe from shooters, not natural disasters.
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May 22, 2013
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.
May 20, 2013
As districts push to cut the out-of-school suspension rate, some teachers say their classrooms have become unmanageable, ruled by unruly students.
May 15, 2013
A new initiative that combines math tutoring with violence-prevention programming will serve up to 1,000 youth in Chicago this fall.
May 13, 2013
A large proportion of American children are exposed to violence and assaults, and the developmental consequences can be great, a new survey shows.
May 11, 2013
Meanwhile, Sandy Hook's 450 kindergarten through 4th grade students will keep attending classes at a converted Chalk Hill Middle in nearby Monroe, Conn.
May 03, 2013
More children are being identified as having food and skin allergies, new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show, while schools work out policies to address them.
May 02, 2013
The expulsion of a 16-year-old Florida student over a science-experiment mishap is triggering a backlash against harsh discipline.
April 30, 2013
Many school districts are changing codes of conduct to limit the use of out-of-school suspension and expulsion, but resources needed to make those changes are often limited.
April 29, 2013
A new Arkansas law lists ways for educators to meet "the comprehensive needs of Arkansas children at each stage of a child's development from birth to postsecondary education or career."