San Diego's decision follows an announcement by the Los Angeles school police department that it will return three grenade launchers it also received through the 1033 military surplus program.
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Civil rights groups have raised concerns about schools receiving surplus military equipment through a U.S. Department of Defense program, which provided the grenade launchers to Los Angeles school police.
September 15, 2014
The surplus military equipment was provided through a Department of Defense program, which has been criticized following local response to protests in Ferguson, Mo.
September 11, 2014
The $14.7 million in grants aim to expand the range, quality, and availability of counseling services in elementary and secondary schools.
August 19, 2014
The police force for the nation's second largest school district will now refer most students who fight, bring tobacco products to school, or commit other minor offenses to counseling and services rather than sending them to juvenile court.
August 04, 2014
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July 28, 2014
The U.S. Department of Education recently granted religious exemptions from Title IX's protections for transgender students to three private colleges. Here's how that relates to K-12 schools.
July 22, 2014
The Mayors' Campaign to End Bullying, which aims to use evidence-based prevention strategies in schools, is a partnership of the U.S. Conference of Mayors and The BULLY Project.
July 07, 2014
Groups who spoke out in a recent cyberbullying case favor alternative approaches, such as restorative practices.
July 01, 2014
The overbroad law violated the First Amendment, the Court of Appeals ruled.