School Safety News

We’ve assembled this collection of recent articles on school safety in America to spark conversation and problem solving in your school community. Here, you can learn about current events in school safety and explore a wide range of opinions and ideas to share within your school community. As always, we encourage school communities to form their own opinions and customized approach to school safety. These articles may or may not express the views, opinions, or recommendations of Safe and Sound.

Recent Safety News

States with the Biggest Bullying Problems

In the next 7 minutes, a child in the U.S. will be bullied. It…
December 8, 2018/by safesound

Santa Fe shooting survivor recall acts of heroism during school shooting

Marshall said her classmate Christian Riley Garcia, 15, saved…
May 23, 2018/by SSchools

Santa Fe school shooting: Wounded officer John Barnes a ‘hero’

A Texas police officer who engaged in a gunfight with a school…
May 23, 2018/by SSchools

Improving school climate, not just security, is key to violence prevention

School shootings like the one that took place in Santa Fe, Texas,…
May 23, 2018/by SSchools

Texas School Shooting Leaves 10 Dead, 13 Wounded

As students at high school in Santa Fe, Texas, were beginning…
May 19, 2018/by SSchools

This officer stopped a school shooter before anyone got hurt

An Illinois school resource officer is being praised as a hero…
May 17, 2018/by SSchools

NCES Report: Sworn Officers at Primary Schools on the Rise

The annual report also found primary schools opting to hire sworn…
May 15, 2018/by SSchools

In Rush to Add School Security Officers, Don’t Lose Sight of Best Practices

Putting police officers in schools can make a big impact on school…
May 15, 2018/by SSchools

One Teacher’s Brilliant Strategy to Stop Future School Shootings—and It’s Not About Guns

Here's how one schoolteacher takes time each week to look out…
February 28, 2018/by SSchools

Seventh-grader shoots self at Ohio middle school; no one else hurt

A seventh-grader was hospitalized Tuesday after suffering a self-inflicted…
February 21, 2018/by SSchools
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