As unrest continues in the St. Louis suburb, three of four public school districts in the area, citing concern for students' and families' safety, decided to keep their doors closed to students on Monday.
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The nationally representative survey, conducted on behalf of the University of Michigan's C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, asked adults about child health concerns in their community and across the country.
August 08, 2014
The cliché that shooters "just snapped" devalues the importance of risk assessment, a psychologist said at the American Psychological Association convention.
July 15, 2014
Gov. Jay Nixon calls mechanism for arming teachers "simply the wrong approach."
June 27, 2014
School officials say arming staff wouldn't make students any safer.
June 10, 2014
Over a multi-year period, nonfatal incidents decreased, and fewer students reported being afraid of attack or harm at school.
May 28, 2014
Both fathers have advocated for changes to gun laws.
May 15, 2014
Researchers studied Web views before and after the school shootings to see how people explore polarizing issues.
May 06, 2014
The "Pop-Tart bill" passed by the legislature restricts some use of zero-tolerance policies. A bill that would have allowed some people to carry guns in schools failed to pass.
May 02, 2014
Prevention efforts and reporting systems, like tip lines, are important parts of a school safety strategy, experts say.