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.
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December 02, 2016
November 23, 2016
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Several education advocacy groups have harshly criticized a Federal Bureau of Investigation program designed to prevent the spread of "violent extremism" in American schools.