Gun Violence and Schools

Across party lines, teachers want students to have more mental health support. Republican teachers were more likely to support armed police officers in school — and arming teachers.

‘People were damn mad,’ said one spectator who was asked to leave the chamber.

An analysis from the University of Chicago Crime Lab found 1 in 5 of more than 2,000 youth contacted participated.

With another battle expected over vouchers, see what legislative leaders and advocates are saying.

Students, parents grapple with five-year high in youth homicides

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.

Governor’s proclamation and new House rules limit subjects and debate.

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

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.