School safety

Adams announced that he will delay the previously scheduled cut, giving a temporary reprieve to schools who lost students during the pandemic and are still struggling with the effects of last year’s cuts.
Plans would go beyond task force’s recommendations, which center on mental health and building security
Education issues the Colorado legislature may address in 2023 include youth mental health, school safety, and teacher shortages.
District leaders and police officers are investigating the shooting that happened during dismissal Friday. Chicago Public Schools plans to dispatch crisis counselors on Monday to students and staff.
A decade after Sandy Hook, active shooter threats are forcing schools to make impossible choices.
Republicans, who will soon have control of the House of Representatives but not the Senate, may not be willing to pay for more mental health services.
A new working group launched by Council Member Lincoln Restler brings together student and staff representatives from nine schools in the area, along with police, school safety agents, and civic leaders to talk about how to make Downtown Brooklyn safer.
Watlington said the district will work closely with the police department, and urged parents and others to collaborate.
Detroit officials aren’t closing schools yet, but they’re asking parents to monitor their children’s social media use.
District officials say the effort is a key tool to prevent violence and self-harm, but some advocates are skeptical.
Suspensions have fallen 64% over the past decade, though troubling racial disparities remain.
More than 80% of LGBTQ students say they faced harassment or assault.
The Newark Police Department is working to fill nearly half of its crossing guard positions across public and charter schools amid growing concerns about student safety.
Education department officials stressed that the community group partners in the $9 million initiative will offer far more than violence interruption.
The Newark Community Street Team will partner with the Newark Opportunity Youth Network charter school to support student mental health and provide violence prevention and intervention.
After 110 days in office, Superintendent Tony Watlington said Philadelphia schools district must do better.
One football player said ‘we’re out here doing it’ for the slain student, Nicolas Elizalde.
Superintendent Tony Watlington called the incident “absolutely unimaginable.”
The school district is sending its crisis response team to Roxborough High School to support students and staff.
Students and staff participated in a series of activities, from wearing white to holding schoolwide assemblies and classroom discussions, aimed at promoting peace and healing.
A growing movement is working to reduce gun violence where students most often experience it.
Lawmaker wants to bar children from using their devices during the school day
Following two shootings last fall, Chicago’s Simeon Career Academy was flooded with crisis counselors but that soon faded — leaving some calling for long-term support to heal from the trauma.
Newark will introduce a new student identification system and hire more security guards as the state digital mapping initiative gets underway.
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