School Climate & Safety
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- School Climate & Safety Opinion 5 Critical Strategies to Make Your School SaferThere's no single solution to defend students’ physical, mental, and emotional health, but these five actionable steps are a place to start.School Climate & Safety Teachers Agree on Most School Safety Issues, Except GunsTeachers agree on their schools' top safety concerns, but they're divided over a policy that's extensively debated after school shootings.School Climate & Safety It's Not ChatGPT That's the Problem. It's Binary ThinkingA lot of either-or arguments have been playing out in K-12 education over the past few years.School Climate & Safety Drivers Illegally Pass Buses 42 Million Times a Year. What Schools Can DoA handful of students are killed each year getting on and off school buses. Schools can take some steps to try to make a difference.School Climate & Safety Uvalde Victim's Mother Perseveres Through Teaching, Connecting With Daughter's MemoryVeronica Mata says she sometimes steps outside her classroom to collect herself or talk out her grief.School Climate & Safety Photo Essay Photos: A Year of Grieving and Struggling for Answers After Uvalde School ShootingA year after a gunman killed 21 people in a Uvalde, Texas, elementary school, the community still searches for answers.School Climate & Safety Opinion How Teachers Can Collectively Push Back Against Gun ViolenceA teacher educator proposes concrete ways educators can raise their voices alongside parents and youth.School Climate & Safety How Districts Should Respond to Bomb ThreatsWhat schools need to do to be prepared in case of a bomb threat, in the light of increasing threats to districts across the country.School Climate & Safety What Counts as a School Shooting? Lawmakers Want an Official DefinitionA bill would also require agencies to collect more data on school shootings to guide safety efforts.School Climate & Safety Book Ban Debates Prompt Bomb Threats Against SchoolsAn upstate New York district received four bomb threats after community members objected to a book.School Climate & Safety Letter to the Editor How to Support Students Following a School ShootingAn educator offers seven tips for teachers and parents about how to talk to kids about and help them deal with the aftermath of school shootings.School Climate & Safety After Threats and Unruly Meetings, School Boards Invest in SecurityMany districts have decided to make metal detectors, security guards or police, and mandatory bag checks a permanent feature of board meetings.School Climate & Safety King, Queen, and Sovereign? Prom Courts Grow More DiverseIn some school districts, the traditional prom court is becoming more inclusive, with students driving the changes.School Climate & Safety Texas Lawmakers Could Make It Easier to Kick Students Out of ClassThe bill would allow a teacher to remove a student based on a single incident of unruly or disruptive behavior.School Climate & Safety Opinion 'Small Actions Matter': A Teacher Reflects on School Shootings Since Sandy HookOne teacher recalls the emotion of teaching 25 miles from Sandy Hook Elementary School on the day of shooting—and the decade since.