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.
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May 21, 2015
May 18, 2015
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.
March 18, 2015
The national conversation about police brutality has led some to question the purpose and effectiveness of armed school police officers.
December 31, 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
Taliban militants attacked a school in Peshawar, Pakistan Tuesday, killing more than 130 children and 10 staff and wounding many others.
December 15, 2014
Nine victims' families and one survivor of the December 2012 school shootings in Newtown, Conn., sued the manufacturer, distributor, and seller of the gun used in the attack.
December 15, 2014
In this Storify, Education Week reflects on the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
December 12, 2014
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.
December 04, 2014
Casey: I can't look at the pictures of Michael Brown and Tamir Rice without seeing reflections of the faces of my own children and my own students.
November 21, 2014
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.