The Answer Sheet: School Security

Posted at 09:58 AM ET, 08/17/2013

Maryland university buying bulletproof whiteboards

It's a new take on school security.

By Valerie Strauss  |  09:58 AM ET, 08/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A New Take on School Security, New Take on School Security, School Security, Sign Of The Times

Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 05/09/2013

Colleges, universities tighten security for graduation ceremonies

The Massachusetts university where one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects attended is restricting the number of people who can attend this weekend's graduation ceremonies.

By Valerie Strauss  |  06:01 AM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston Marathon bombings, Reaction to Boston Marathon Bombings, School Security

Posted at 05:32 AM ET, 04/18/2013

Virginia Tech, other colleges tightening security

Colleges and universities are tightening security around the country for big weekend sporting and other events in the wake of Monday's deadly bombings at the Boston Marathon.

By Valerie Strauss  |  05:32 AM ET, 04/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  At Big Events, Boston Marathon bombings, School Security

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 04/02/2013

How to arm our schools

What is the best way to protect students at school?

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Tags:  School Security, The Right Resources

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 03/15/2013

Threatening a school, Charlie Sheen? Really?

Sheen tweeted "a legitimate call to arms" against Viewpoint School in Calabasas, Ca.

By Valerie Strauss  |  10:13 AM ET, 03/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Charlie Sheen, School Security, Ugh

Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 03/03/2013

Student videotapes teacher allegedly stealing from student backpacks

Here's how a student caught a teacher who was rifling through student backpacks and apparently stealing cash.

By Valerie Strauss  |  12:34 PM ET, 03/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caught, School Security

Posted at 02:14 AM ET, 03/03/2013

Schools put on lockdown when 'Fresh Prince' song is misinterpreted

Schools in a Pennsylvania county were put on lockdown after a receptionist misunderstood the words of the theme song of the "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" that a student had as his cell phone greeting.

By Valerie Strauss  |  02:14 AM ET, 03/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  School Security, You Can't Be Too Careful

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 02/16/2013

Colbert skewers Phoenix school 'gun posse' and trainer Steven Seagal

In the you-can't-make-up-this-stuff-category, an Arizona sheriff recruited actor Steven Seagal to train volunteers to be part of an armed posse to patrol Phoenix-area schools.

By Valerie Strauss  |  11:55 AM ET, 02/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Guns in Schools, It's Hilarious, School Security, This Video Is Hilarious

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 01/16/2013

PTA criticizes Obama's call for more armed school guards

The National Parent Teachers Organization said today it was pleased with much of President Obama's new proposals to improve school security but that his call for more armed guards at schools "comes as a disappointment."

By Valerie Strauss  |  04:13 PM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Group Opposes Guns on Campus, Gun Violence in Schools, guns, School Security