The Answer Sheet: School Safety


Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 04/18/2013

Gabby Giffords nails it on Senate's failure

So much for making children and schools safer.

By Valerie Strauss  |  09:17 AM ET, 04/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  School Safety

Posted at 02:14 PM ET, 01/16/2013

Obama's proposals on school safety

Here's what President Obama proposed today to make schools safer as part of his expansive new initiative to reduce gun violence.

By Valerie Strauss  |  02:14 PM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  President Obama, School Safety, Targeting Gun Violence

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 12/21/2012

Virginia superintendents, principals reject guns in schools

Three educators' associations in Virginia just issued a release on school safety that says they are concerned about Gov. Bob McDonnell's suggestion that state residents have a discussion about allowing guns in schools

By Valerie Strauss  |  01:11 PM ET, 12/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Guns in Schools, Keeping Schools Safe, School Safety

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 12/20/2012

Teachers unions reject arming educators in schools

The National Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers, with a total of some 4.5 million members, said in a joint statement that arming teachers won't make schools safer/. What will, they say, are mental health services, bullying prevention and gun safety legislation.

By Valerie Strauss  |  02:01 PM ET, 12/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mental Health Services Needed, Newtown, School Safety