School safety

The school district’s information sessions about improving facilities are taking place throughout May.
The district says it will implement the new weapons screenings with “sensitivity.” But some worry about the impact.
Schools issued about 16% fewer suspension from July through December 2021 compared to the same period in 2019 before the pandemic hit.
The district says the interactive tool will help inform the public on how it is managing aging infrastructure.
A Colorado bill seeks to improve school discipline practices and promote a better learning environment. Opponents say it will drown them in paperwork.
Virtual discussion sheds light on epidemic and its impact on the mental health of students
“Everything has been like an emergency from the moment that I got here,” Banks said.
Instead of addressing flood-prone schools, the money appears to go into Tennessee’s rainy day fund
The city health department’s recent decision means schools may require face masks for longer than previously expected
The hires include two assistant superintendents overseeing academics at the middle and high school levels, and a deputy chief of security to bolster safety.
Michigan House lawmakers want schools to have health centers, lockdown kits, updated active-shooter drills, and more.
The information of 820,000 current and former students was accessed by a “malicious actor.” We asked experts for tips on what parents should do next.
The district is investigating the death of a veteran school employee who intervened in a fight near Henry Ford High Thursday afternoon.
Citywide group also demands more action on building repair and clearer COVID protocols.
Superintendent Joris Ray hailed Gerald Darling as “instrumental in the reduction of major incidents in our schools.”
Michigan’s pupil accounting rules allow six school closures per year known as “forgiven days.” They’re most often used for snow, but with staff shortages, COVID-outbreaks, and threats of school violence, districts are draining their pool of forgiven days.
Malcolm X Shabazz High School in Newark has struggled with violence and low academic achievement for years, even as parents and employees pleaded for help.
Indiana Department of Health says students who test positive for COVID can return to class after quarantining for five days, but only if they wear a mask.
The Chicago Public Schools inspector general’s latest report details more failures by Marine Leadership Academy’s principal to safeguard students.
To reduce student interactions with police, Denver Public Schools revised its discipline matrix to limit when schools can call law enforcement.
Newtown mom: ‘Every one of us needs to step up and take responsibility for what is causing these children to perpetrate these horrific events.’
The signs were there, but Ethan Crumbley’s parents did nothing, the Oakland County prosecutor said.
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