As Safety Concerns Grow, New York Teachers And Parents Want Election Day Polling Sites Moved Out Of SchoolsDistricts like Jericho and East Hampton have spent millions to upgrade security. They believe opening doors to the general public on Primary Day or Election Day erases that progress.
NYC Scales Back NYPD Involvement In Schools, Police Won't Be Called For 'Low Level Offenses'Schools chancellor Richard Carranza announced the city is adding 85 new licensed social workers, limiting suspensions to 20 days, and has overhauled its agreement with the NYPD's involvement in schools.
Student's Active Shooter Safety Plan Adopted As School Security PolicyHer project began in February, the night of the mass shooting at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
Suffolk Teachers To Have Access To Panic Button AppThe mobile app will quickly alert authorities of an active shooter situation or other emergencies.
Nassau County Schools Unveil New Safety Task ForceTriggered by the Parkland school shooting, parents are now asking: How can our school communities feel safe?
Task Force: Increase Police Presence, Require IDs In New Jersey SchoolsA New Jersey task force charged with improving safety in the state's public schools has issued a long list of recommendations that includes increasing police presence on school grounds.
Sandy Hook Advisory Commission To Present Final Report to Gov. MalloyThe Sandy Hook Advisory Commission will wrap up its work Friday, more than two years after the Newtown shootings.
School Safety Tips For Younger KidsSchool is back in session, so take some time to go over these important safety tips with your children. This is just the beginning of the conversation, but it's a great place to get started.
Malloy Announces School Security Grants; Expert Wants Anti-Bullying FundsSchools in 36 districts across Connecticut will receive $5 million in state grants to improve security in response to the Newtown school shootings, Malloy announced Wednesday.
Federal Funding Made Available For School Security Post Sandy HookGov. Dan Malloy announced the first round of funding on Friday for the competitive grant program included in the General Assembly's response to the Newtown shooting.
NY Town Halts Armed School Guard Program After Shot Accidentally Fired By Police OfficerSchools in Highland in the Hudson Valley were each given an armed police officer to guard the public schools in the wake of the Dec. 14 Newtown school massacre.