Surveillance cameras, metal detectors, door-locking systems and armed guards have not prevented school shootings. A school safety scholar examines other possible approaches.
School districts across the nation are wrestling with whether to have police officers on school grounds.
Waterloo Region District School Board’s suspension of the Student Resource Officer program is one step toward ending racism in schools but much more still needs to be done.
Some school districts are starting to remove police. A team of researchers explains why that could be a welcome trend.
Newly-released body camera footage shows an Orlando police officer taking a 6-year-old girl away in handcuffs. A school safety expert explains the potential pitfalls of police in primary schools.
When school resource officers run afoul of the law, more often than not the reason is sexual misconduct with students, research shows.
About one-third of America’s primary schools have a school police officer on hand. Do these officers make schools safer, or are they turning primary schools into mini police precincts?
The Parkland school shooting not only spurred unprecedented national protests for gun control – it also prompted debates about the best ways to keep students safe.
A new law and Maryland calls for an expanded law enforcement presence in Maryland schools. But lack of funding and inadequate training could potentially undermine the initiative.
The debate over using school resource officers to prevent school shootings got a fresh airing, after an officer stopped a gunman at a Maryland high school. One researcher says training is key.
Latest TIMSS report shows that students in Australia make very little – if any – progress in maths from Year 4 to Year 8.
Police in schools are being asked to deal with a range of issues, such as being a mental health counselor for a traumatized child. It is unfair to the police and can be harmful for children.