Gov. Jay Nixon calls mechanism for arming teachers "simply the wrong approach."
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July 15, 2014
July 03, 2014
Efforts to fortify schools in the Tornado Alley state have stalled since a deadly 2013 tornado.
June 27, 2014
School officials say arming staff wouldn't make students any safer.
June 18, 2014
With school shootings becoming more commonplace nationwide, the bulletproof accessory and clothing industry is seeing an increase in a once unusual customer base—parents.
June 16, 2014
The justices agreed to weigh the free speech rights of those who make threats or deliver violent rants on social media such as Facebook.
June 12, 2014
Gov. Tom Corbett signed legislation in February allowing audio recording for "disciplinary and security purposes" in Pennsylvania school buses.
June 10, 2014
Over a multi-year period, nonfatal incidents decreased, and fewer students reported being afraid of attack or harm at school.
May 21, 2014
Eligible education and research organizations can apply for federal grants to implement and study school safety programs.
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.