School Security

Since 1999, American schools have tried to prevent a threat that had once been unthinkable.
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.
North Carolina’s plan falls on the more restrictive side, as the only people who can volunteer are retired police officers
Sacramento County Sheriff’s deputies are looking for a man who allegedly attempted to kidnap a teenage girl at a Fair Oaks
It was, in a sense, so expectable, so leave-no-child-behind. I'm talking about the arming of American schools. Think of it as the next step in the militarization of this country, which follows all-too-logically from developments since September 11, 2001.
It seems grotesque that the horrific slaughter of those 20 children in Newtown, Connecticut, will result in more children getting traumatized, but that's exactly where we're headed -- with firm bipartisan support.
In Oakland, Julia Gelormino has a “game” she plays with her first grade students. She calls it hide and seek. It starts with
Schools across the country are still on high alert as parents nervously sent their children back to class after last month's
Frankfort School District 157-C has installed a $2,000 system that uses a visitor's state-issued ID or driver's license to
Chappelle-Nadal said in a statement Wednesday that the move was inspired by numerous recent incidents in her district, during