A new Florida law is requiring that all school district-ran schools have at least one armed school resource officer and the Broward County School District just agreed to spend $3.4 million to abide by that law.
In response to a classroom shooting in the spring, UNC Charlotte will add security measures that include equipping non-locking classrooms with kits to secure doors, the school’s chancellor said in a statement released Friday.
Multiple students responsible for spreading “falsified, and in some cases doctored,” social media posts referencing a threat to North Cobb High School this week have been identified and will face criminal charges.
A threatening snap sent out over the weekend to high school students has parents uneasy about sending their children to the Virginia high school.
Duncanville High School enhanced its security measures on Monday after two students were put in police custody for making a threat against the school on Sunday.
The Department of Justice awarded more than $85.3 million in safety grants to bolster school security—including funding to educate and train students and faculty—and support first responders who arrive on the scene of a school shooting or other violent incident.
Four parents in Florida created a reporting app that allows students, teachers and parents to report fires, fights and other threats.
Several elementary schools will receive a grant from the state to be used for security upgrades and enhancements.
Connor Bruce Croll was arrested for allegedly calling the Baton Rouge police to report a bomb at LSU's stadium. His claims were untrue and he now faces 20 years in prison.
Three York College students were the targets of robberies that occurred just outside of campus. In response, the university is working with local authorities to increase patrol in the area.