School Climate & Safety
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- School Climate & Safety School Shooting Prompts Denver to Bring Back Armed OfficersDenver's superintendent this week said he was ready to face the consequences of going against district policy following two shootings.School Climate & Safety Q&A Making the Case for Schools That Don't Look Like PrisonsClaire Latané, a landscape architecture professor at Cal Poly Pomona, discusses how schools can design environments that support mental health.School Climate & Safety Sandy Hook Promise CEO: 'School Shootings Are Preventable'There have been 152 shootings on K-12 school property that resulted in firearm-related injuries or deaths since 2018.School Climate & Safety 6-Year-Old Won't Be Charged After Shooting Teacher, Prosecutor SaysThe local prosecutor said his office has yet to decide if any adults will be held criminally accountable.School Climate & Safety A Superintendent Left His Gun in a School Restroom. A Student Found ItA Texas superintendent has resigned after a student found his gun unattended. The incident follows debates over arming teachers.School Climate & Safety The Nation's Largest District Saw an Increase in Policing at Schools Last YearIn the nation's largest school district, police last year arrested, detained, and walked students out more than before the pandemic.School Climate & Safety Five Years After Parkland Tragedy, School Shooting Numbers GrowHere's a look at the numbers and the research on school shootings since the 2018 massacre at a Florida high school.School Climate & Safety Chaos, Disruption as More Schools Respond to Hoax 'Swatting' ReportsFaux reports of school shootings disrupted schools in at least three states this week.School Climate & Safety Letter to the Editor There Are No Quick Fixes to School Shootings"Unless we get serious about community safety, there will be no school safety," says this letter to the editor.School Climate & Safety For Drug Prevention, Scare Tactics Are Out. Here’s What’s InExperts have advice for today's educators looking to choose effective models for drug-prevention education.School Climate & Safety How a Superintendent Urged Parents to Discuss Gun Violence With Their KidsThe leader of the school district that serves Monterey Park, Calif., encouraged parents not to "let the TV do the talking."School Climate & Safety Guidance on Responding to Students' Questions About ShootingsA guide for educators on ways to foster a sense of safety and security among students at a time when gun violence seems widespread.School Climate & Safety Many Schools Don't Have Carbon Monoxide Detectors. Are They Overlooking the Risk?Less than a quarter of states have laws requiring carbon monoxide detectors in school buildings.School Climate & Safety Students of Color Disproportionately Suffer From Police Assaults at School, Says ReportA new report tallies up assaults by school-based police officers on students of color.School Climate & Safety Q&A Using Esports to Build a Classroom Community: One Teacher's StoryA teacher talks about the lessons she’s learned from leading her school's esports club.