school-safety

Gabby Giffords nails it on Senate’s failure

So much for making children and schools safer.

U-Texas chancellor: Concealed handguns will make schools ‘less safe’

Francisco G. Cigarroa says police could have trouble distinguishing "the good guys from the bad guys on a crowded campus" if the Texas Legislature passes a law allowing concealed handguns on campuses.

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.

School superintendents urge Obama to act on gun violence

Here is a letter that the National Superintendents Roundtable, a nonprofit organization of nearly 100 school superintendents in 30 states, just sent to President Obama in support of efforts to protect schools from gun violence.

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

‘Hey, Mr. Russell, it’s show and tell, can we see your Glock 9?’

Here's Bill Moyers on the issue of safety in school and community, urging people to reject the notion that there is nothing they can do in the wake of the deadly shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut.

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.