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September 28, 2019

7 Steps Schools Can Take to Keep Sporting Events Safe

With some recent high school football games marred by gun violence, districts are rethinking security measures for games as well as other after-school events that draw large crowds. Here are seven steps that experts say districts should take to increase safety.

July 25, 2019

California Lawsuit Offers Cautionary Tale on School-Based Probation Programs

Riverside County, Calif. today settled a class action lawsuit over a controversial school-based probation program, highlighting potential pitfalls in how schools partner with law enforcement on campus.

July 17, 2019

Superintendent Faces Discipline After Authorizing Active-Shooter Drill With Mask, Fake Gun

A school safety expert called the drill, in which a district employee allegedly wore a mask and wielded a fake gun, "over the top" with the potential to do more harm than good.

May 15, 2019

What Principals Are Most Worried About Right Now

More than half of the principals surveyed also said they were responsible for making safety decisions in their schools, including things like campus check-in procedures and security for after-school events.

May 11, 2019

To Help Schools Make Better Decisions About Safety, Johns Hopkins University Launches New Center

Johns Hopkins has launched a new program that aims to help schools and educators make informed decisions about school safety and creating healthy learning environments.


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