The bill instructs the Department of Homeland Security to assess the threat landscape for school districts, including ransomware, and identify solutions to improve cybersecurity protections.
Originally, the Montgomery County district thought the cyber attack was limited to one high school. But the hacker was able to obtain access to the accounts of over 5,000 students across six schools.
Blue Shield of California has launched an initiative to address the lack of mental health resources in California schools.
More security personnel are on campus after a series of racist incidents that authorities warn could continue in the form of copycat criminals.
A 36-year-old Fort Bragg High School custodian faces at least one felony charge after allegedly making a threat directed at the Mendocino County high school.
Police in Los Angeles said Friday they arrested a 13-year-old boy who allegedly threatened to shoot students at his middle school and seized an assault-style rifle with a high-capacity magazine during a search of his house.
Syracuse University has seen a string of recent incidents on the campus that have targeted marginalized groups, including Jewish, Asian and black community members.
A 16-year-old student was arrested after he attempted to get Vail High School officials to cancel school for the day by posting a threat against the principal on Snapchat.
Still dealing with the Thursday’s mass shooting at Saugus High School, the Santa Clarita Valley Station detectives and school resource deputies are having to also investigate “multiple false threats against local schools.”
North Carolina students and parents were suppose to have access to an app this school year that would allow them to anonymously report tips on potential school dangers. However, the state superintendent said it has been delayed.