Two students who survived last year's school shooting in Parkland, Fla., have killed themselves in the last week. Education Week spoke to two suicide experts about supporting students in crisis.
Through a series of changes—both philosophical and practical—Principal Hamish Brewer and his team are working to make Fred M. Lynn Middle School in Prince William County, Va., a place where students' needs drive every decision they make. Here are five things they've already done to move toward that goal.
A pair of Democratic lawmakers filed resolutions to prohibit the use of federal funds to arm teachers. The move follows months of controversy over whether Title IV dollars can be used for such purposes.
An emphasis on hiring school police sometimes takes resources that could be used for other critical positions, like nurses and school counselors, an ACLU analysis says. As a result, "schools are under-resourced and students are overcriminalized."
An 11-year-old Florida student was arrested a school-based officer after he refused to say the pledge of allegiance. Civil rights groups have used such incidents to sound the alarm about an increase in school policing.
At an event in Oakland, Calif., the former president discussed issues of masculinity, self-worth, pop culture, and what it means to be a man of color in today's world.
The death of a 15-year-old girl who was shot and killed outside a high school basketball game in Kansas City, Mo., this week, is the first fatality in a school shooting in 2019, according to Education Week's tracker.
Watch: A Year After Parkland Shooting, States Counting on Student Tips to Help Prevent School Violence
A year after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, more states are setting up anonymous tip lines to help prevent school violence. Learn more about their efforts, and the challenges that come with them, in this video report.
Watch: A Former Columbine Student Helps Survivors of Other Mass Shootings, Including Those in Parkland
Heather Martin survived the massacre at Columbine High School 20 years ago by hiding with dozens of others. Now, she helps survivors of other mass shootings, including students from Parkland.
Joaquin Oliver was one of the 17 people killed in the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School a year ago. His father has used his son's own image in his fight for new gun laws.