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November 26, 2013

Judge: Release Newtown 911 Recordings

A Connecticut judge ordered the release of 911 calls made the day of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

November 14, 2013

Pa. Study Asks: Has 'Zero Tolerance' Gone Too Far?

A report by the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania questions rates of suspensions and expulsions in the state.

June 26, 2013

N.C. District Under Investigation for Discipline Practices

Advocacy groups say the district suspends black students at four times the rate of white students. States and districts everywhere are being pressed to change discipline practices.

June 24, 2013

U.S. Children Better, Worse Off as Economy Recovers, Report Finds

More U.S. children were living in poverty in 2011 than 2005, and more children were living in homes where parents don't have full-time jobs.

June 21, 2013

Kansas Districts Could Lose Insurance if Teachers Are Armed

Companies that insure Kansas districts say that giving concealed handguns to on-campus employees who aren't sworn law enforcement officers is too much of a liability.

June 14, 2013

Some Students Taught to Battle School Intruders, Shooters

Six months since the shootings in Newtown, how schools protect students from shootings and disasters of any kind remains very much in the spotlight.

May 28, 2013

Principals at Destroyed Oklahoma Schools Recount Tornado

The days at Plaza Towers and Briarwood elementary schools in the Moore, Okla., school district had started out like any other. And then they were blown away.

May 22, 2013

Tornadoes Raise Concerns About Keeping Students Safe at School

This year, lawmakers have focused on keeping students safe from shooters, not natural disasters.

May 21, 2013

Twisters Rip Through Oklahoma, Killing Elementary School Students

The school at which there were casualties did not have a storm shelter, nor do many Oklahoma schools, one official said, in part because of the expense.

May 01, 2013

Don't Say 'Reformer'

Education reform group StudentsFirst has apologized for calling a Tennessee lawmaker who sponsored anti-gay legislation one of its reformers of the year.

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