school safety

Does Trump’s school safety plan make schools safer?

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The Trump Administration shared its plan to end school shootings on Sunday. It was met with wide criticism for not doing enough to address the problem. Continue reading

What can we learn from the Stoneman school shooting?

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This NewsHour Extra lesson provides teachers with a summary and discussion questions about Wednesday’s school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, in which 17 people were killed. Continue reading

Should seat belts be mandatory on school buses?

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School districts around the country are debating whether or not to require seat belts on school buses. Requiring seat belts comes at a high cost for school districts already struggling with tight budgets. Continue reading

Lead in school water is nationwide issue

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Safe drinking water is often taken for granted in the United States, but some schools around the country find themselves struggling to protect students from toxic lead. Continue reading

Arrest of teenage inventor sparks conversation about Islamophobia

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When Ahmed Mohamed brought his homemade clock into school, he hoped to impress his teacher. He did not expect to be arrested. Continue reading

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