The shooting, which occurred Friday night, left five teenagers in critical condition.
A private security guard accidentally shot a student while trying to stop a mass shooting in May at a Colorado STEM school. The school requested that the guard be unarmed, however, he may have concealed his weapon which would violate district policy.
At $2,500 per door, the 150-pound, bullet-resistant doors can prevent any threat from the outside from entering the classroom.
These days YouTube is a way of living for some families. But are families going too far by recording a school campus and its students for a YouTube video?
For the last two years, Texas officials have worked together to come up with ways to improve school safety. Legislators made upgrades to the state’s school safety framework and provided funding to ensure all school safety requirements can be effectively implemented.
Florida lawmakers believe monitoring students' social media will help to prevent mass school shootings and other threats.
At Clark Atlanta University, staff and students are still on edge after a shooter wounded four students, prompting the university to expand the number of hours its police officers work.
Expelled students typically return to their original schools within 80 days according to Ohio law. How should administrators, parents and students handle the returned students?
Fruitport High School is spending $48 million to add curved hallways, hiding areas and classroom doors that can be locked remotely as part of its efforts to make students and staff safer.
A Tennessee district uses the program Gaggle to track and identify suicide and violence threats in communications on the school system.
As students moved on campus this week, university police increased the number of officers on patrol and canceled a week of planned promotional events.
The center aims to increase the use of an anonymous tipline, review school emergency management plans and host an annual safety summit, among other priorities.
The bill, a version of which was already signed into law in New Jersey, would require Florida public schools to install silent panic alarms in each building.
In a recent legislative session, Nevada lawmakers set aside close to $76 million to improve school safety through counseling support and physical infrastructure.
In Pennsylvania and Florida, staff and students are trying to understand how these trainings affect their psyches while also trying to prepare for the possibility of a school shooter.
The plan was approved by the Sacramento school board last week after community members asked for more mental health resources and fewer police in schools.
The Marjory Stoneman Douglas Public Safety Commission grilled the Broward County superintendent about why charter schools in his district have not complied with school safety laws.
Following the murder of 21-year-old student Lauren McCluskey, a task force convened to issue several recommendations to improve student, staff and faculty safety.
DeSoto Parish School System is rolling out Edulog, a mobile app that lets users view bus routes and set up custom alerts for when a bus is leaving campus or arriving near a home.
A dog trained by veteran Joshua Morton to respond to school shootings will start working in a school for the first time in January.
Senate Bill 621 was clarified in early July, but one of the unintended consequences that came with it was the restriction of arrest powers for both officers who are directly employed by schools and officers who work through third-party vendors.
Mobile County Public Schools plans to put the $14.7 million toward security technology to enhance student safety.
After a summer school student allegedly brought a gun to campus in July, school officials are meeting to discuss a comprehensive security approach as well as school safety assessments.
Pullman School District has upgraded their three elementary schools, Sunnyside, Jefferson and Franklin Elementary school which security upgrades.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools has some new safety and security measures coming to district schools, including a German Shepherd, color-coded emergency lights and metal detectors.
Putnam City Schools installed facial recognition software into their fleet of cameras last semester, and will continue to use them this year. The software is used to identify a “short list” of suspects who should not be in the building, not everyday students walking the halls.
Clark County police are teaming up with the Las Vegas police to combat school violence, and weapons in schools. They also encourage parents to stay aware of their students’ digital presence.
David P. Perrodin’s new book, “School of Errors: Rethinking School Safety in America,” offers a new perspective on school safety, advocating for teaching students to have curiosity and awareness instead of fear.
In light of many violators of passing school buses while stopped, Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently signed legislation that permits school buses to install cameras on stop arms.
A state school safety database will be launched, even though many have argued that this will erode students’ trust and be more harmful than helpful.