Is 'Hardening' Schools to Prevent Shootings Really the Answer?
In the wake of the Parkland, Fla., school shooting, districts are grappling with how to keep students safe. We look at how a Texas district hopes to do that. (April 10, 2018)
Voices From the March: ‘I Shouldn’t Have to be Afraid to Go to School Every Day’
Sophomore Tania Allen says two days after the Parkland shooting, someone brought a loaded gun to her high school in Clarksburg, Md. (March 26, 2018)
Voices From the March: Teacher Finds Few Words to Reassure Frightened Students
Dan Rouco teaches math at Barbara Goleman High School in Miami-Dade County, Fla., and faced his students' fear after the nearby Parkland shooting. (March 26, 2018)
Instead of a Walkout, Some Students Had a 'Walk In'
To give students a safe forum to respond to gun violence in schools, a high school in Yonkers, N.Y., held indoor activities for #NationalWalkoutDay. (March 14,2018)
Gun Control Walkout Just The Start, Students at One Maryland School Say
With a moment of silence, 17 balloons and calls for gun control, students at one Maryland high school explain why they joined the nationwide walkout one month after the Parkland, Fla., shooting. (March 15, 2018)
What to Expect From Student Walkouts on Gun Violence
Thousands of students nationwide will walk out of their classrooms Wednesday to mark the one month anniversary of the shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Here’s a preview. (March13, 2018)
Team Sports Promote Social Inclusion for Students With Disabilities
At Delaware’s Caesar Rodney High School, students with and without intellectual disabilities compete together in team sports as part of a program to foster social inclusion. (March 8, 2018)
Parent Changemaker: Helping Meet the Needs of Students with Disabilities
Schools are required to set up individualized education programs for students with disabilities, but for families, the process can be confusing and intimidating. In Chicago, some parents offer a helping hand.
Parent Changemaker: Fighting for Teacher Home Visits
At first, single dad Paul Lumpkin was worried when his daughter’s kindergarten teacher asked to visit them at home. Now he advocates for parent-teacher home visits across the country. (January 22, 2018)
How Schools Should Respond to a Student’s Threats
What should school staff do when a student makes a threat? A researcher gives step-by-step advice on how to intervene and prevent violence at school. (January 9, 2018)
Five Years After Sandy Hook, a Mom Who Lost Her Son Fights Gun Violence
Nicole Hockley can’t fathom that it’s been five years since her son Dylan died in the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Her life’s mission is now to try to prevent gun violence. (December 13, 2017)
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