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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.

April 14, 2015

School Violence: Colorado Debates If Schools Should Be Held Liable For Attacks

Should schools be held liable for violent attacks? A proposal in Colorado is sparking debates about risk assessment, spending priorities, and safety efforts.

March 06, 2015

Court Tosses Wrongful-Arrest Suit in School Death

A federal appeals court threw out a suit by a student arrested in the schoolyard death of a classmate, but whose charges were dropped.

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.

November 04, 2014

Panic, Shame, and Cuffs: An Account From an Arrested Black Teacher

When a simple traffic violation lands an upstanding teacher on her way to a prayer meeting in handcuffs, maybe there's a problem with the way we do policing in low-income Black communities.

August 12, 2014

Obesity, Bullying, Drug Abuse Top Child Health Concerns in National Survey

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.

May 28, 2014

Newtown Parent Says Father of Isla Vista Victim Is Now Part of 'Extended Family'

Both fathers have advocated for changes to gun laws.

February 21, 2014

New Book Offers Steps for School Violence Prevention

In response to a number of mass school shootings, many books have come out addressing the topic of school violence. Educators may feel the need to become versed in violence prevention. A new book from Andra Medea, an expert in conflict management, offers specific steps educators can use to subdue violent or angry students.

February 12, 2014

School Discipline Upheld Over 'Stab' Tweets, Knife Possession

A federal appeals court upheld the discipline of a Michigan student who allegedly tweeted a threat to stab another student and brought a steak knife to school.

December 13, 2013

The Role of the School Resource Officer

Kevin Quinn writes that having a properly trained school resource officer on campus is one step to making schools safer.

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