Since 1999, American schools have tried to prevent a threat that had once been unthinkable.
Breathe easy, parents.
There are two easy solutions to help divert from the school-to-prison pipeline. One is to correct the ratio of officers to
The screenings still take place despite turning up few weapons and a major drop in crime rates.
"Security guards with proper training are crucial, but I'm not a fan of armed guards getting embroiled in armed confrontations
Since the December 2012 mass shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., headlines about school safety have pervaded
Last week, a St. Louis-based KSDK-TV reporter caused an hour-long lockdownat Kirkwood High School in his attempts to "test" school security. What was this TV station thinking? As a parent in our climate of incessant school shootings, I am beyond angry a local television station tricked a school purely for a ratings bump.
Whether a shocking massacre, or solitary assault with a rifle, the prevalence of gun violence in this nation is the best evidence we have of the genuine moral paralysis of government.
But what about student-versus-student violence, or student-versus-teacher physical altercations? In 2011, 12 percent of high
You can keep your guns, but do you have to take away our schoolyards? This morning, a shooter was reported at an elementary in Georgia. And now, there's one more strike in the column for schools being on, essentially, lock-down: sealed at every entrance.