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By Rebecca Boone, Associated Press
As students head back to the classroom in a few weeks, they bring renewed concerns about safety. That's often left up to individual school districts, but some federal money is available to help. Lori Alhadeff, founder of Make Our Schools…
By Lisa Desjardins, Kaisha Young
For some families and educators it all has added to uneasiness in the wake of the deadliest school shooting since the 2012 attack at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
By Terry Tang, Associated Press
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has approved the use of COVID vaccines in children ages 5 to 11. But a Kaiser Family Foundation survey found only 27% of parents plan to opt for the shot. One third plan…
Active shooter drills have become nearly ubiquitous in American schools. Although they are intended to prepare students and teachers to protect themselves in case of an armed intruder, the largest education unions in the U.S. say there's little evidence they…
Two students at a high school outside Denver allegedly opened fire during class on Tuesday, killing another student. In North Carolina just a few days earlier, two students were killed and four injured by a gunman at UNC Charlotte. Amid…
Citing a "holistic" approach to school safety, a federal commission led by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has released proposals on student mental health, cyber bullying and discipline. For different perspectives on the report, Amna Nawaz talks to Catherine Lhamon, former…
By Maria Danilova, Associated Press
The Education Department says it is weighing whether to allow states to use federal funds to purchase guns for schools, prompting a storm of criticism from Democratic lawmakers and educators.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
At a Capitol forum led by Florida's two U.S. senators, one father said airports and other public buildings must meet national standards -- why not schools?…
By Lisa Stark, Education Week
Since the shooting massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, there have been calls for adding guns at U.S. schools. On the outskirts of San Antonio, Texas, one district has their own school police force, with more than 100 officers…
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