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.
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February 21, 2014
February 12, 2014
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 12, 2013
As the anniversary of the shootings in Newtown, Conn., approaches, there are signs that the news media is showing some uncharacteristic self-restraint.
December 11, 2013
Kevin Quinn writes that having a properly trained school resource officer on campus is one step to making schools safer.
December 09, 2013
Sandy Hook parent Michele Gay writes that schools must prepare and practice for the worst so that it never happens.
December 06, 2013
Counselor Sandy Austin: Our schools are safer when educators and other staff members are accountable and prepared with a plan, follow the chain of command, and execute as team.
December 06, 2013
Ron Avi Astor: We are no longer willing to tolerate even one senseless, horrific event in a school. Nor should we.
December 03, 2013
Ronald Stephens of National School Safety Center: When it comes to school safety, we need to do everything we can--knowing we can't do everything. School systems are not insurers of safety; they are purveyors of education and opportunity.
August 27, 2013
The Detroit school district could not be held liable in a shooting near a chronically violent high school that left one student dead, a federal appeals court has ruled.
May 08, 2013
A memorial to fallen teachers is being built on the campus of Emporia State University by the National Teachers Hall of Fame. We should never forget the fallen educators who died protecting their students from violence.