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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June 04, 2015
May 21, 2015
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
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
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
Taliban militants attacked a school in Peshawar, Pakistan Tuesday, killing more than 130 children and 10 staff and wounding many others.
November 04, 2014
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
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
Both fathers have advocated for changes to gun laws.
February 21, 2014
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
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.