Was the gunfire that injured two people outside a high school football game a "school shooting"? Answering that question is more complicated than it sounds, and it affects ongoing school safety debates.
While many school safety conversations since the Feb. 14 shooting in Parkland, Fla., have focused on "hardening schools" with physical security measures, keeping students safe requires a broader, multifaceted approach, panelists said.
The Department of Homeland Security wants to train high school students to treat bleeding during mass casualty events, like school shootings. Here's how the idea fits into larger school safety debates.
Families whose loved ones were killed in the Parkland, Fla., school shooting say the Broward County school district needs new leadership and urged voters to elect new members to the school board. Two parents whose children died in the massacre are running for the board.
A consultant's review of the Parkland, Fla., school shooter's educational history found that the Broward County School District did not respond properly when the gunman, a former student, asked to be re-enrolled in special education services after opting out of the program several months earlier.
A website plans to publish blueprints for plastic guns that can be made on a 3D printer. Some fear that will create a way to bypass gun laws, including some passed since the Parkland shooting that are intended to keep schools safe.
Competitive student athletes are increasingly opting to focus on one sport at earlier ages, increasing their risks of injuries from overuse of the same joints and muscles, doctors say. Here's what schools and coaches can do to help.
As it works to heal from the Parkland school shooting, the Broward County school district in Florida plans to partner with Sandy Hook Promise to help prevent future violence.
Only 43 percent of schools reported testing their drinking water for lead in a 2017 survey released Tuesday by the Government Accountability Office. Among those districts, 37 percent found elevated levels of lead.
Students who pose a safety threat to schools can be male or female, socially isolated or popular, and academic stars or poor perfomers—in other words, they don't fit one single stereotype, according to the Secret Service's new report.