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.
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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
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May 11, 2019
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.