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July 09, 2015

Student Fights, Fear of Harm at School Have Declined, Newest Federal Data Show

A new report released today includes the most recent federal data on issues like school-related deaths, student victimization, bullying, drugs, and school safety measures.

June 04, 2015

School Violence: Colorado Schools Can Now Be Held Liable for Attacks, Shootings

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill this week that waives government immunity for schools in the event of shootings or other forms of violence.

May 21, 2015

Use of School Shooter Drills Has Increased Significantly Since Newtown Shootings

The first new federal data on many school safety measures since the 2012 shootings in Newtown, Conn., show increases in use of active shooter drills, anonymous threat reporting systems, and security cameras in schools.

May 18, 2015

Schools Legally Obligated to Address Effects of Trauma on Students, Suit Says

Are schools legally obligated to address the effects of student trauma in the classroom? A new lawsuit against the Compton Unified School District says that they are and that many fail to do so.

December 31, 2014

School Climate and Child Wellness: Rules for Engagement's Most-Read Posts of 2014

Rules for Engagement's most popular posts of 2014 covered school lunches, violence, discipline, civil rights, health, and a whole-child approach to education.

December 16, 2014

Pakistan School Attack: More Than 140 Dead, Many Others Wounded

Taliban militants attacked a school in Peshawar, Pakistan Tuesday, killing more than 130 children and 10 staff and wounding many others.

December 15, 2014

Newtown, Two Years Later: A Storify Collection

In this Storify, Education Week reflects on the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.

December 12, 2014

Two Years After Shootings, Newtown Works to Heal as Nation Looks for Lessons

It's been two years since the deadliest K-12 school shooting in U.S. history, and the event continues to inform conversations about mental health, school climate, and student well-being.

November 21, 2014

Sandy Hook Shooter's Needs Went Unmet by Schools and Parents, Report Concludes

Though there were early signs of Adam Lanza's preoccupation with violence and mental health professionals sounded the alarm of various mental health issues, his parents and educators did not adequately intervene, a report by a state agency says.

November 20, 2014

Washington School Shooter Signaled Intentions in Text Messages, Records Say

Before opening fire at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, Jaylen Fryberg, 15, sent a text message to family members that detailed what he wanted to wear at his funeral, court records say.

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