The teenager was able to disrupt multiple online classes, leading the Madison, Conn. school district to suspend its use of Zoom, the video conferencing software.
The FBI issued a warning to schools about the videoconferencing software, which was abused by online trolls "Zoombombing" classes and meetings with racist language and other actions.
With schools and virtually all youth programming closed through late April, some D.C. violence prevention workers concerned about the possibility for kids to get into trouble.
Ransomware attacks tend to spike in spring and summer months, creating a “near-perfect storm” for hackers to disrupt patient care.
500,000 educators will have the opportunity to weigh in on mental health, violence in schools and what they need to make their schools safer.
Campus security leaders from Dallas-area school districts and universities presented on topics ranging from access control to preparing for an active shooter on campus.
The committee removed a measure to allow districts to assign expelled students to pre-arrest diversion programs, but kept requirements for sheriff’s offices and school guardian training.
A report by CBS 11 found that only five districts in North Texas had applied for the Department of Justice grants, mostly because administrators did not know about the funding.
After an investigation found that there is little policy in place to prevent bus drivers from driving while under the influence, advocates are pushing for legislative action.
School districts are finding that tiplines and software meant to detect students discussing potential attacks are allowing police to intervene in suicide attempts and self-harm.