School Climate & Safety
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- School Climate & Safety For Drug Prevention, Scare Tactics Are Out. Here’s What’s InExperts have advice for today's educators looking to choose effective models for drug-prevention education.School Climate & Safety How a Superintendent Urged Parents to Discuss Gun Violence With Their KidsThe leader of the school district that serves Monterey Park, Calif., encouraged parents not to "let the TV do the talking."School Climate & Safety Guidance on Responding to Students' Questions About ShootingsA guide for educators on ways to foster a sense of safety and security among students at a time when gun violence seems widespread.School Climate & Safety Many Schools Don't Have Carbon Monoxide Detectors. Are They Overlooking the Risk?Less than a quarter of states have laws requiring carbon monoxide detectors in school buildings.School Climate & Safety Students of Color Disproportionately Suffer From Police Assaults at School, Says ReportA new report tallies up assaults by school-based police officers on students of color.School Climate & Safety School Officials Searched 1st Grader’s Backpack Before Teacher Was ShotSuperintendent says school administrators did not find the handgun despite searching boy’s bag.School Climate & Safety Q&A Using Esports to Build a Classroom Community: One Teacher's StoryA teacher talks about the lessons she’s learned from leading her school's esports club.School Climate & Safety Shooting Fallout: Metal Detectors in Elementary Schools?The shooting of a teacher by a 6-year-old boy has renewed conversations about effective and appropriate school security measures.School Climate & Safety The School Shooting Incidents Nobody Hears AboutMany school gun incidents receive little attention, despite the profound effects they have on students and educators.School Climate & Safety What the Research Says How School Security Changed Since the Pandemic, in 5 ChartsMore schools are planning and practicing for emergencies of all kinds.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.This whitepaper addresses five common questions about student safety platforms by drawing upon a survey of those who know them best—the m...School Climate & Safety A 6-Year-Old Shot His Teacher. Who Should Be Held Responsible?The wounded teacher got her students to safety. Elementary-aged school shooters are very rare, data show.School Climate & Safety 'This Is Not the Job We Signed Up to Do': Teachers Speak Out Against School ShootingsThe largest teachers' union is taking new steps to confront gun violence in schools.School Climate & Safety Tracker School Shootings This Year: How Many and WhereEducation Week is tracking K-12 school shootings in 2023 with injuries or deaths. See the number of incidents and where they occurred.School Climate & Safety These Principals Insist on Connecting Every Student to an Adult They TrustEnsuring every student has at least one trusted adult at school is important. Two principals explain why.