School Climate & Safety
Education news, analysis, and opinion about learning environments, school safety, and discipline.
- School Climate & Safety School Dress Codes Often Target Girls. What Happens When Male Teachers Have to Enforce Them?Male teachers say the task can put them in a risky and uncomfortable position.School Climate & Safety Jury Finds Michigan School Shooter’s Mother Guilty of ManslaughterJennifer Crumbley was accused of failing to secure a gun and ammunition at home and failing to get help for her son's mental health.School Climate & Safety A School Removed Bathroom Mirrors to Keep Students From Making TikToks. Will It Work?The desperate strategy for keeping students in class illuminates the challenge schools face in competing with social media.School Climate & Safety Researchers Analyzed Years of Reports to a School Safety Tipline. Here's What They LearnedMore than a third of gun-related tips in one state outlined possible school attacks, a new analysis finds.School Climate & Safety Could Panic Buttons Save Lives in a School Shooting? More Schools Think SoThere's legislative momentum to require panic alarm systems in schools. But many districts are installing the systems without a mandate.School Climate & Safety Opinion How to Strengthen the Safety and Security of Your SchoolResources, guidance, and best practices can help leaders feel ready and empowered to improve their school’s safety and security.School Climate & Safety 'Cascade of Failures' in Response to Uvalde School Shooting, Investigation FindsThe long-awaited federal review emphasized law enforcement failures, but also noted lapses in the district's safety policies.School Climate & Safety 6th Grader Killed and 5 Others Injured in Iowa School ShootingThe shooting was reported early Thursday, before classes began.School Climate & Safety Managing Cellphones in Classrooms: Tips From TeachersThere's a growing movement to ban student cellphones at school, but many teachers still must manage the problem on their own.School Climate & Safety School Shootings in 2023: Fewer Injuries and Deaths While Gun Violence ContinuesFewer people died or were injured than in the previous two years. But EdWeek still counted 38 school shootings.