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January 05, 2016

Newtown Families, Teachers' Unions Applaud Obama's Actions on Guns

As he unveiled a new set of actions meant to reduce gun violence, President Obama mentioned failed efforts to pass new gun laws after the 2012 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.

December 13, 2015

Three Years After Newtown, Schools Broaden Their Definition of Safety

While significant changes to gun laws have not materialized since the Sandy Hook shootings, the ways in which many educators, parents, and community members talk about and act on student safety has been profoundly reshaped.

December 08, 2015

News Clip Shows Students Disarming Shooters. Do Schools Teach That?

A Fox & Friends segment shows teens demonstrating Krav Maga techniques they've learned to fight school shooters. Do schools actually encourage confrontation with intruders?

November 17, 2015

Colorado School Safety Tip Line Seeks to Expand Nationwide

Colorado's Safe2Tell anonymous tip line is seeking to expand to other states. The tip line, founded in 2004, is credited with stopping hundreds of planned school attacks and thousands of possible suicides.

October 22, 2015

Two Dead, Two Wounded in Stabbing Attack at Swedish School

The attacker at a Swedish primary-middle school later died after police shot him, CNN reports.

October 13, 2015

No One Hurt in Shooting at Chattanooga, Tenn., School Bus Stop

A mix of elementary, middle, and high school students were waiting at the bus stop when gunfire broke out around 8:20 in the morning.

October 05, 2015

School Shooting Plot Foiled in California; Four Students Arrested

Four California students were arrested last week for planning a school shooting. What can schools learn from this?

September 30, 2015

School Shooting Leaves Principal Wounded at South Dakota High School

A principal was injured in a school shooting at a South Dakota high school Wednesday.

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.

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