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High-School Student Faces Charges After Shooting in Campus Gym

A student at Jones County High School in Gray, Ga., is facing charges after discharging a firearm in the school’s gym during a basketball game on Saturday, Dec. 11.

Two Minors Arrested in Shooting at Kentucky Bus Stop

News outlets report that two minors were arrested on Wednesday, Dec. 8, in connection with a September shooting at a Kentucky bus stop that left a 16-year-old boy dead.

Michigan Teenager Charged in Oxford High School Shooting

The Michigan teenager accused of killing four students and injuring six others at Oxford High School in Oxford Township, Mich., on Tuesday will be charged as an adult, according to national news sources. Ethan Crumbley, 15, faces two dozen charges including murder, attempted murder and terrorism.

A Panic Alert

Driven by their grief and dedication to stop the unthinkable from taking another life, Alyssa's parents, Lori and Ilan Alhadeff created the Make Our Schools Safe foundation to promote Alyssa's Law.

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One Student Killed in North Carolina School Shooting

A student was killed on Wed., Sept. 1, in a shooting at a high school in Winston-Salem, N.C. There were no other reported injuries, and the suspect has been taken into custody, say authorities.

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UAB Nursing Student Fatally Shot Outside Student Center

Destiny Danielle Washington, a 20-year-old nursing student, was fatally shot on Thursday night on the University of Alabama-Birmingham campus.

Three Lessons about School Security

Three Lessons about School Security

While student safety is often revered as a top priority, it is not uncommon for incident response protocols to be overlooked until a situation that warrants action occurs.

Florida Teen Charged with Attempted Murder after Shooting at Officers

A 14-year-old boy in Florida has been charged with three counts of attempted murder after opening fire on deputies in Hardee County. The incident took place Nov. 26, in Wauchula, where the three deputies were sent to respond to a potential burglary.



Campuses Must Remain Vigilant During COVID

Campuses Must Remain Vigilant During COVID

It would seem that school and campus shootings would end with students schooling at home. That hasn’t been the case.

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Dallas College El Centro Police Officer Shot in Downtown Dallas

A Dallas College El Centro Campus police officer was shot in downtown Dallas Thursday evening.

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    Public anxieties about school safety are escalating across the country. According to a 2023 Gallup report, 44% of parents fear for their child’s physical safety at school, a 10 percentage-point increase since 2019. Unfortunately, these fears are likely to increase if the incidence of school tragedies continues to mount. As a result, school leaders are now charged with two non-negotiable responsibilities. The first, as always, is to ensure kids have what they need to learn, grow, and thrive. Sadly, their second responsibility is to keep the children in their care safe from threats and physical danger. Read Now

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    Ensuring the safety of students and employees is critical in today’s educational environment. While the threat of a school shooting is in the back of everyone’s mind, the truth is there are many possible scenarios that could crop up at any time in classrooms, hallways, and other school spaces—from fights or altercations to a sick child or staff member who requires emergency attention. Read Now

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