‘All of us are in danger’: Sen. Josh Hawley warns no family, no community in Missouri is protected from illegal immigrant crime

While other municipalities around the country were declaring themselves sanctuary cities to protect illegal immigrants from federal authorities, the O’Fallon, Missouri city council voted unanimously in 2011 to become a “Rule… Read More

March 25, 2024
Public Education
Chicago Board of Education votes to get rid of SROs, sparking safety concerns

The Chicago Board of Education voted to end its contract with the Chicago Police Department, which provides school resource officers (SROs) to 39 public schools.  Last week’s vote came at… Read More

February 28, 2024
‘Risky play’ promotes physical and mental health while teaching kids sound character traits

The idea of “risky play” may cause some parents to faint, but encouraging kids to play without adult supervision can reduce their chances of experiencing anxiety, depression and obesity. It… Read More

January 30, 2024
Christian Schools
‘The staff are heroes’: Iowa Christian school introduces new armed staff policy to ensure school safety

As concerns about school shootings persist nationwide, a Christian school in Iowa is taking its safety precautions to the next level by arming staff members. Lindsay Laurich, superintendent of… Read More

January 30, 2024
Public Education
DOJ calls law enforcement response to Uvalde school shooting ‘a failure’

(The Center Square) – A long-awaited report from U.S. Department of Justice released Thursday found widespread problems with law enforcement officers’ response to the mass school shooting in Uvalde, Texas.  A… Read More

January 19, 2024
Public Education
Multiple victims and at least one killed during Iowa high school shooting

A 6th grade student was killed and five others injured by 17-year-old student Dylan Butler Thursday at Perry High School in Iowa, law enforcement authorities have said. There was a… Read More

January 4, 2024
Public Education
How safe are school buildings, funded by taxpayers? We don’t know, think tank warns

It’s simply not known how safe school buildings are across the country, and there’s little accountability to taxpayers on the matter, according to a post by a global policy think… Read More

November 27, 2023
Public Education
Denver students protest district leadership after more school violence

Droves of Denver students skipped class to protest what they say has been the district’s inadequate response to school violence. Students of Martin Luther King, Jr. Early College, a public… Read More

November 6, 2023
The walls have been breached: Attorneys general from 54 US states and territories call on Congress to restrict AI from creating child porn

Congress must act quickly to prevent the exploitation of children by Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology. This, according to a letter from attorneys general of 54 U.S. Read More

September 7, 2023
Public Education
Working group to examine Ohio school bus safety

(The Center Square) – A week after a crash killed an elementary school student in southwest Ohio, Gov. Mike DeWine announced a working group to examine the safety of buses… Read More

September 1, 2023
Public Education
Personal info of thousands of students and teachers at risk after massive hack of Colorado education department

Names and social security numbers are among the sensitive student data leaked in a data breach reported last week by the Colorado Department of Higher Education (CDHE).   The hack… Read More

August 9, 2023
Public Education
Denver school board fretted about blame for removing SROs in closed-door meeting after school shooting, recording reveals

A day after a March school shooting Denver school officials held a closed-door meeting supposedly to discuss security concerns. In fact, much of the discussion was about their own political… Read More

July 25, 2023
Public Education
New York middle school principal charged with attempted rape of high school girl, in latest case of alleged predation by school officials

A New York middle school principal has been charged with luring and the attempted rape of a 16-year-old girl after he was caught with condoms, chicken nuggets and a milkshake… Read More

July 13, 2023
Public Education
Tennessee governor announces applications open for $200M in school safety funds

The Tennessee governor Wednesday announced nearly $200 million in grants to bolster security at the state’s schools. “Nothing is more important than making sure Tennessee students and teachers return home… Read More

June 22, 2023
Public Education
Michigan school district bans backpacks after 3rd grader brings loaded handgun to school

Another school district in Michigan is instituting a no-backpack policy after school officials confiscated a loaded handgun from an elementary school student on Wednesday. Grand Rapids Public Schools… Read More

May 15, 2023
Public Education
Youngkin announces funding for school safety

(The Center Square) – Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin has announced a grant program to improve student safety by beefing up security infrastructures in schools of higher needs. The Stronger Connections… Read More

May 15, 2023
Public Education
Missouri House passes school safety bill

Lawmakers in the Missouri House approved a public safety bill on Monday that would fortify school security measures throughout the state. The legislation, which passed… Read More

April 21, 2023
Public Education
Virginia teacher shot by 6-year-old student breaks silence with interview

In her first public interview since being shot by a 6-year-old student, Virginia teacher Abigail Zwerner said she will be haunted forever by memories of the incident. “There’s… Read More

March 22, 2023
Public Education
Student searches legislation gets hearing Tuesday in North Carolina

(The Center Square) – Lawmakers on the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday will review legislation to set parameters on student searches in schools. Republican-sponsored Senate Bill 90 will receive a… Read More

March 21, 2023
Public Education
Shooting at Seattle high school leaves one student dead, suspect in custody

A student died after a shooting at a North Seattle high school Tuesday morning. A suspect was arrested on a city bus an hour after the incident,… Read More

November 8, 2022