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December 13, 2014

Arne Duncan Joins Al Sharpton's Civil Rights March

Duncan's role in the event was as a participant and marcher, not a speaker, or dignitary.

April 24, 2013

School Safety Legislation Since Newtown

View state legislative activity on school safety since the school shootings in Newtown, Conn. on Dec. 14, 2012.

April 22, 2013

Leading From Courage or Fear

How do our brains and hearts ...and yes, even our physical bodies... perform in crisis. It is about who we are at our core.

April 11, 2013

Schools, Guns, and Common Sense

Where do we begin to advocate for our schools and how to we use our positions to educate? Until we overcome the human conditions that lead to violence, we must make better laws. Common sense must prevail.

April 02, 2013

Connecticut Gun Control Deal Includes School Security Changes

Connecticut lawmakers appear ready to send new school security and gun control measures to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, a Democrat.

March 15, 2013

Stop Allowing Guns to Be Openly Carried in Schools, Michigan Dem. Says

A Michigan state lawmaker wants to close what he says is a loophole allowing guns to be openly carried in schools.

January 28, 2013

Parents Concerned About School Safety Weigh Various Options

Parents, worried about their children's safety at school and elsewhere, consider a variety of measures to address the issue.

January 15, 2013

New Gun Laws, Money for School Safety Poised to Pass in N.Y.

New York is about to adopt strict new gun control policies and create "school safety improvement teams" following the Dec. 14 school shootings in Newtown, Conn.

December 21, 2012

Arne Duncan Calls for Tighter Gun Control In Wake of Newtown Shootings

In his first public appearance since the tragedy in Newtown, Conn., U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan called on the nation to tighten gun control laws, improve access to mental health, and curb the glorification of violence in movies and video games.

December 18, 2012

Teachers Should Carry Guns at School, Texas and Okla. Lawmakers Say

Lawmakers in Oklahoma and Texas have proposed allowing school staff members to be armed in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting.


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