Gun Violence and Schools

Members of the board said they felt the resolution needed more research and input from officials.

Police have arrested a 15-year-old boy for his alleged role in the shooting.

The student was walking home from school when he was shot around 1 p.m Friday. He is the fourth teenager to be shot and killed in the past two weeks in the city.

The district wants to use some of the funding to expand a student-led program that teaches nonviolence.

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.

The number of schools with elementary-age children that have play equipment has risen in recent years, the district said.

Safe firearm storage, school safety policies, and stalking offenses are also on the table

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.

The recording is the subject of an ongoing lawsuit filed by a coalition of media organizations, including Chalkbeat.

As board members introduced themselves, some noted how they’ve shifted from being vocal critics of the system to positions of power.

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.