School Climate & Safety
Education news, analysis, and opinion about learning environments, school safety, and discipline.
- School Climate & Safety A Pair of Retired Military Officers Makes a Case Against Arming TeachersTheir comments come on a call organized by a national teachers' union pushing back against the school safety strategy.School Climate & Safety 'Cruel Prank' Led to Panic, Lockdown at Florida High SchoolA shooting scare was a “cruel prank" carried out by two groups of students who face criminal charges and possible expulsion, police said.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 States' Plans to Make School Safer Reflect Political DividesAt every step, the actions have stirred debate over whether states are doing the right things to address the scourge of school shootings.School Climate & Safety ‘They Took Care of Me’: Uvalde 4th Graders Waited an Hour With Wounded TeacherA scar down Elsa Avila's torso brings her to tears as a permanent reminder of the horror she endured with her students in the May 24 shooting.School Climate & Safety Video To Discourage Binary Thinking, Schools Need to Challenge Students on Their BeliefsThe nation may be embroiled in divisiveness, but schools must teach students how to work with those whose opinions differ from their own.School Climate & Safety How Supportive Are Schools of LGBTQ Kids? CDC Data Offer a GlimpseWith LGBTQ students at the center of political tensions, more than 4 in 10 secondary schools have a group to support those students.School Climate & Safety Missouri School District Reinstates Corporal PunishmentA Missouri district has decided to bring back spanking as a form of discipline for students, but only if their parents agree.School Climate & Safety Uvalde School Police Chief Fired for Response to ShootingIn a unanimous vote, the Uvalde school district has fired police chief Pete Arredondo under mounting pressure in the grieving Texas town.School Climate & Safety How the Uvalde Tragedy Is Affecting Texas High School Football Games, Stadium SecurityTexas school administrators are reevaluating their in-school and extracurricular security policies and instituting new ones.School Climate & Safety Panic Buttons Gain Traction as a School Safety ToolA growing number of districts are shelling out tens of thousands of dollars per school for panic buttons to summon help during a shooting.