Gun Violence and Schools
Last school year, 199 Philadelphia students were victims of gun violence, and 33 died.
Dennis claims DPS fired him in retaliation for speaking to the media about safety concerns and then publicly disparaged him.
Philadelphia’s school safety chief said getting more students into out-of-school activities can also help keep them out of trouble.
Gov. Bill Lee lauds extra $100 million for school safety, mental health, and more.
Senate leaders signal they may block both proposals.
Governor’s proclamation and new House rules limit subjects and debate.
A new study lays bare the realities of gun violence in Chicago.
The number of schools with elementary-age children that have play equipment has risen in recent years, the district said.
It’s official: Tennessee governor calls lawmakers back to address guns, mental health after Nashville school shooting
Safe firearm storage, school safety policies, and stalking offenses are also on the table
But tickets and arrests were lower overall after SROs were removed.
For months, Denver fought to keep the meeting private. Here’s what the recording shows.
A coalition of media organizations including Chalkbeat sued Denver Public Schools to release the recording.
Denver school board to vote on whether to release recording of closed-door meeting about return of police
The recording is the subject of an ongoing lawsuit filed by a coalition of media organizations, including Chalkbeat.
New appointees to Chicago’s Board of Education take office, marking the city’s last fully appointed board
As board members introduced themselves, some noted how they’ve shifted from being vocal critics of the system to positions of power.
Mi estudiante compartió un poema sobre su temor a la violencia con armas de fuego. Más tarde ese día, le dispararon.
Me alegra que los agentes de seguridad armados regresen a la escuela, Andy Bucher escribe.
The principals union has filed a grievance, while current and former DPS employees say the firing of McAuliffe principal Kurt Dennis sends a bad message about dissent.
También se examinarán las prácticas actuales de disciplina estudiantil.
It was a painful semester at Denver’s East High School. I’m glad SROs are back on campus.
Lee lo que Greg Cazzell dijo sobre la policía en las escuelas, los perros detectores de drogas y mucho más.
“This is the world that we live in,” one Brooklyn student said. “This is reality. So what can we do now to help?”
In a shift from current practice, armed DPS safety patrol officers will help with weapons searches under Marrero’s plan released Friday.
‘We definitely have noticed that a silencing is happening in our schools,’ said one student.
Superintendent Alex Marrero will create a memorandum of understanding with Denver police governing the presence and role of school resource officers.
What is Denver schools’ new safety chief’s opinion on SROs? What approaches would he use to keep weapons out of schools? Read his answers to those questions and more.
The board is weighing whether to bring school resource officers back to Denver school on a long-term basis.
Superintendent Alex Marrero had asked the board to make a decision before he finalizes a new school safety plan.
Greg Cazzell has worked 8 years as Aurora Public Schools security chief and 22 years on the Glendale police force.
One proposal calls for training community resource officers who would respond only to emergencies and threats. Another would give Superintendent Alex Marrero discretion to station police inside schools.
Superintendent Alex Marrero previously suggested schools should decide on SROs. Now he wants the school board to set policy.
Papá de Luis García: Si ese día hubiese habido policías en la East High, ‘quizás mi hijo estaría todavía con nosotros’
La familia está planeando una demanda por homicidio culposo contra las Escuelas Públicas de Denver.
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