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July 15, 2014

Armed Teachers 'Will Not Make Schools Safer,' Mo. Governor Says In Veto

Gov. Jay Nixon calls mechanism for arming teachers "simply the wrong approach."

June 12, 2014

Audio Recording on School Buses Prompts Debate Over Security vs. Student Privacy

Gov. Tom Corbett signed legislation in February allowing audio recording for "disciplinary and security purposes" in Pennsylvania school buses.

June 10, 2014

Schools Make Progress on Safety, Report Says

Over a multi-year period, nonfatal incidents decreased, and fewer students reported being afraid of attack or harm at school.

May 14, 2014

Vendors Tout Single Sign-On Technology to Schools Awash in Software

As schools use more educational software in the classroom, vendors are offering technology that attempts to streamline the student log-in process and eliminate wasted instructional time.

May 06, 2014

'Pop-Tart Guns' Now Permitted in Florida Schools, Actual Guns Still Banned

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

Foiled School Bomb Plot Demonstrates Need for Prevention Efforts

Prevention efforts and reporting systems, like tip lines, are important parts of a school safety strategy, experts say.

April 25, 2014

Student Fatally Stabbed at School After Apparent Prom Date Rejection

The attacker and the victim were both students at a Connecticut high school.

April 24, 2014

Georgia Becomes Latest State to Allow Guns in Schools (With Some Restrictions)

Many states proposed similar bills following the 2012 school shootings in Newtown, Conn.

April 09, 2014

Security Breach: The Internet's Heart is/was Bleeding

It was announced late Monday that Open SSL, used to power encryption for an estimated two-thirds of the Internet, had a vulnerability that went undetected for two years. Edthena promises layers of security to our users, so this needed immediate attention. Here's how we responded.

April 02, 2014

Kansas Suspends State Tests Following Cyber Attacks

Attacks perpetrated by unknown hackers forced Kansas officials to suspend administration of pilot exams meant to prepare schools for the transition to new academic standards.

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