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A Chatham Middle school student's social media posts referencing a school shooting are not credible, the district superintendent said. The student's "inappropriate" posts were investigated and police determined there was no threat, Chatham schools Superintendent Michael LaSusa said in an email to ...
Administrators confirm Washington high school, Workman Middle school and Holm Elementary School were placed under the precautionary lockdown while law enforcement investigated a tip pertaining to the schools. School officials did not elaborate on what that tip was or where it originated from.

A separate nationwide school walkout is being planned for March 14 to mark the one-month anniversary of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, Fla. students will leave their schools for 17 minutes to honor the 17 people killed in the shooting. The grass-roots organizing by ...
HISD boosting patrols at schools after threats made at campuses across Houston area. email ... Katy ISD said a 14-year-old Taylor high school student took pictures with a pellet gun and an air gun and posted them to Snapchat. ... Meanwhile, there was also a threat at C.E. King high school in Sheldon ISD.
In the last few days, there have been reported threats to Crown Point high school, Lowell High school and Lake Central High School in St. John. ... Tri-Creek schools Superintendent Debra Howe said her district received a threat by email Sunday night, and school was out Monday for President's Day.
Authorities in Morris County have charged two teenage students with making threats against the same school district. Jefferson Township police investigated threats involving township schools and deemed them not credible, officials said. In the first case, a 14-year-old student at Jefferson Township High ...

BARTON: Under Senate Bill 103, public school boards and private schools would be able to tap teachers or staff to be school marshals. Marshals would have to get a concealed carry permit to carry a gun on campus. In Kentucky, concealed carry classes teach basic firearm mechanics and safety but don't ...
Two threats against Central York school District schools -- discovered Monday night and Tuesday morning -- produced a swift and serious response from the district and two police departments. The first threat, which targeted Central York high school, was uncovered overnight and was determined not to ...
students re-live Wednesday's shooting in Florida - and demand tougher gun laws from their government. Where would you expect a school shooting to happen? Where would you expect 17 people to be shot in the head, in the heart, in the arms and legs, while waiting for home-time? Not here, surely.
And then six months later, my mom took her own life. It wasn't because of Columbine, but it certainly didn't help her emotional state. My whole life was turned upside down." The events at Columbine horrified viewers and changed the American Psyche. schools were no longer safe havens for children. But since the shooting ...
"The schools involved were the Chautauqua Lake school District and the Randolph Academy in Cattaraugus County. Both students are in police custody. state police are on site, and the schools are functioning once again after a brief closure this morning." Cuomo said that in the days after a tragic incident ...
But do smartphones in students' hands really make schools safer? Or do they just make them feel safer? And could there be a cost to that feeling? Ken Trump has been a school security consultant for 30 years. When he started, pagers were pretty much the only devices carried by students, and those were ...
At Ramblewood Middle school in Coral Springs, Florida -- less than a 20-minute drive from Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school where 17 people were shot to death on Wednesday -- students have been asking: What if it happens here? Only half the class came in on Thursday and Friday, according to ...
The training session is a stark reminder of how American schools have changed since the 1999 Columbine school shooting. School administrators and state lawmakers have realized that a mass shooting can happen in any community, in any school, at any time, and that they need to be prepared if it ...
So far, what they've found is "very, very disturbing," he said. "It's a horrific, horrific day," Israel said. "Just pray for this city. Pray for this school, the parents, the folks that lost their lives." CORRECTION: A previous version of this story characterized Phil Mudd as an ex-FBI agent, he is an ex-FBI official.

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano suggests America should follow the Israeli model of arming teachers to protect schools. ... The shooting is the 25th most fatal shooting at a U.S. elementary, middle or high school since--and including--the 1999 Columbine High school massacre ...
A Fairhope Middle school student was taken into police custody Thursday after another student reported seeing a gun at the school, according to Baldwin County schools officials. A 15-year-old black male was charged with possession of a deadly weapon on school grounds and possession of stolen ...
Court documents say the suspect in the shootings at a South Florida high school has confessed to investigators. Nikolas Cruz, 19, has been .... He said he plans to travel to Parkland to meet with families and speak with local officials about how to better secure schools. He said the country "grieves with those ...
Cruz was expelled from Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school for disciplinary reasons, Broward County public schools Superintendent Robert Runcie said without elaborating. The teen was transferred to another school in the county because of "issues that arose," Runcie said. Cruz usually kept to ...
In the shooting Wednesday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, Fla., 17 people lost their lives. Two of those who were killed were beloved coaches. Aaron Feis was an assistant football coach and security guard at the school, while Chris Hixon was the athletic director and wrestling ...
There's a growing awareness that schools do have a responsibility over their social and emotional climate, and that successful interventions can save lives in multiple ways. The new federal education law requires states to report data related to school climate and safety. Things like: how safe students feel at ...
Three North Texas high school students -- one each at Marcus High in Flower Mound, Plano West and South Garland -- were arrested Thursday after reportedly bringing guns on campus a day after the deadly shooting in Florida. ... The weapons were not fired, and there were no injuries at the schools.
What happened: A former student opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, Florida. .... He was once a student at Stoneman Douglas High school, but was expelled over disciplinary problems, Broward County public schools Superintendent Robert Runcie said. He was born in ...
Like mass shootings in general, school shootings have gone from being a rare tragedy to a tragic reality. Already in 2018 there have been at least 17 instances of gun violence in U.S. schools, including the shooting Wednesday at a high school in Parkland, Florida. In one recent attack at a Kentucky middle ...
At least 17 people are dead after a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school, in the town of Parkland, Fla. The Broward Sherrif's Office says the suspect is in custody. facebook; twitter; Flipboard; email. Get The Stories That Grabbed Us This Week. Delivered to your inbox, these are the NPR ...
A resulting sense of hopelessness in places where jobs became sparse, Fluharty says, meant that rural students lost interest in their high schools' field trips to technical colleges or public universities, or in those visits from recruiters. The same malaise apparently affects their parents. A third of rural whites, ...
(EVERETT, Wash.) -- Authorities arrested a Washington state student suspected in a school shooting plot after his grandmother showed officers plans for an attack. police in Everett, which is about 30 miles (48 kilometers) north of Seattle, arrested 18-year-old Joshua Alexander O'Connor on attempted ...
The Greece Central school District Board of education voted to cancel the Odyssey Academy, Greece Olympia and Greece Arcadia high schools senior class trips to Walt Disney World next year, citing a problem of equity and inclusion. "The decision was based on difficulties with student supervision in the ...
When a gunman killed 20 first graders and six adults with an assault rifle at Sandy Hook Elementary school in 2012, it rattled Newtown, Conn., and reverberated across the world. Since then, there have been at least 239 school shootings nationwide. In those incidents, 438 people were shot, 138 of whom ...
Cruz -- who took an Uber to the school on Valentine's Day, according to Broward schools Superintendent Robert Runcie -- slipped away from the campus by blending in with other students who were trying to escape, police said. He was later apprehended. The FBI learned of a comment made on YouTube ...
(Courtesy of Weber school District) A dance card waits to be filled for a school Valentine's Day dance. A Weber County elementary school has come under fire for requiring students to accept requests to dance at the Valentine's Day event. District officials say many schools in the county hold similar dances ...
ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) -- A teenager charged with killing his father at their home and a first-grader on a school playground said he kissed his bunny Floppy and three dogs goodbye after shooting his father and then headed to the school to resume shooting, according to the boy's videotaped statement ...
"If you think of typical schools, the priority is knowledge acquisition-cramming kids' heads with information, then skills, and if you're lucky, maybe your school cares about your personality and character and what type of person you are," says architect Danish Kurani, whose team designed the school's ...
He revamped summer school programs. He focused more attention in the district to schools that needed help - and it worked. Can Aguilar do that in Sacramento? If history is any judge, Aguilar has a tough, lonely fight ahead. When it comes to real school reform at Sac City, best efforts often fail because too ...
However, the school superintendent posted on facebook Monday that the district has been disinfecting its schools to prevent the spread of flu for the last three weeks. The superintendent urged parents not to send their children to school if they have flu-like symptoms and the health department is offering flu ...
There's been a nice, long period of noticeable calm between Buffalo schools and their teachers, a stretch that goes back as far as the fall of 2016 after the two sides reached a new contract. But over the past few weeks, labor peace has gone out the window. Whether it's over student discipline, new school ...
In Chicago and around the country, our elected officials show us time and again their contempt for the public school system. Look at Secretary of education Betsy DeVos, who is a major proponent of "school choice," which is code for any kind of alternative to public schools -- private-school vouchers, ...
It isn't often that Alabama's public schools can say they were the first in the world to achieve something spectacular. But one district, Winfield City schools, can claim that honor, as they are the first school district in the world--yes, the world---to have every school attain STEM certification through the ...
In something of an upset, El Camino Real Charter high school has won the 2018 Academic Decathlon for the Los Angeles Unified school District, officials ... This year's county winner, announced last week, is South Pasadena High School. ... schools from L.A. Unified have won 18 national titles since 1987.
Kids hoping for a second straight snow day at Chicago public schools will be disappointed, as the district will be open for classes Monday. school children were given a reprieve on Friday as heavy snow hammered the Chicago-area. Some areas saw more than a foot of snow fall between Thursday night ...
The school Board and administration of Miami-Dade County public schools (M-DCPS) work to ensure that schools remain temples of learning, institutions that rely on respect, restraint and responsibility. Sometimes, however, a school's calm and order are tested, whether by an outside emergency or an ...
After news surfaced that Kings schools students wore jerseys with racist names on their backs while playing in a recreational basketball league, officials at Kings schools apologized, and the school board vice president quickly resigned citing his son wearing one of the racially offensive jerseys.
The Iowa City school district opened a third high school last fall to help keep pace with a growing enrollment. Still, an expected increase in state aid of just 1 percent for next academic year won't be enough to reduce class sizes in the district, according to Superintendent Stephen Murley. "(T) his kind of ...
The Yellow Springs school district will ask voters on May 8 to approve a combination income tax and property tax increase to fund significant renovations ... Superintendent Mario Basora cited numerous reasons to pursue the project, including safety and functionality problems at the existing schools, plus a ...
... alumni and others working under the name Project Blazer to start pursuing the idea of keeping an independent school at the Ladywood site under a different name. The group has reached out to the Healey education Foundation, which invests in PK-12 Catholic schools, in hopes of developing a business ...
Why don't they believe in the thing they are teaching us? How are we going to believe in it if they don't?" says 11th grader Sabah. Back at UNRWA's Beirut headquarters, Cordone paints a grim picture. "One can easily imagine what would happen if, for example, we have to close our schools," he says.
The pressure is on for the students learning to read in Katie Trembley's second-grade classroom at Green Central Park school in Minneapolis. With only a few months left in the school year, every minute of reading is precious. On a recent morning, one girl quietly read aloud from a "Captain Underpants" ...
"Due to the extent and timing of the snowfall, it is in the best interest of our students' health and safety to cancel classes tomorrow." All after-school activities and field trips also were canceled. school buildings will remain open to accept students who still arrive, and administrative staff will report to work, CPS ...


 

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