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.
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?
A Tennessee district uses the program Gaggle to track and identify suicide and violence threats in communications on the school system.
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 plan was approved by the Sacramento school board last week after community members asked for more mental health resources and fewer police in schools.
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.
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.
After being granted $40 million in school safety funding, school districts used their money in a variety of ways, ranging from video surveillance to yoga training.