Chief of School Operations Frank Costanzo sent a letter to parents on Sept. 18 detailing that several police officers and dogs could be present during upcoming safety checks on campuses.
Instead of the traditional lockdown and shelter-in-place protocol for an active shooter incident, APS will now be applying the ALICE system: “alert, lockdown, inform, counter and evacuate.” ALICE has been introduced to 3,700 school districts and is more proactive than the traditional response.
Here are 10 questions parents should be asking when determining which school is best for their student.
The red flag law looks to curb gun violence following a string of school shootings.
A man faces a criminal charge after police say he threatened to commit a mass shooting at a school using a 3D-printed gun.
The bipartisan Every Student Success Act does not expressly prohibit or allow the use of grants for the purchase of firearms.
A Virginia school district publically posted crisis emergency plans to its website.
The Department of Homeland Security is offering school districts funding for student trauma training programs.