The school playground is not just a place to have fun. It's an important space to claim power and this is often done through violence.
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.
Providing teachers with training in crisis intervention is one short-term strategy to help them meet the increasingly complex needs of students.
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?
Nearly 1 million teachers in France – 4% of the employed population – work with students on a daily basis, in the public or private sector. How do they feel?
Trauma results in 41 million emergency department visits a year and hundreds of thousands of deaths. May is National Trauma Awareness month, and two experts explain why it's time to pay attention.
The 1999 Columbine high school shooting spawned a generation of school shooters who tried to copy it, research shows.
Media coverage of the Columbine school shooting that took place in 1999 has ended up becoming a playbook for school shooters in the United States and beyond, an analysis of school shootings reveals.
Zero tolerance policies in America's schools are declining, but you might not be able to tell since so many practices get lumped under the 'zero tolerance' label, a school discipline expert says.
School shooters typically show warning signs long before they become killers, but educators are sometimes ill-equipped to act on what they see, two researchers who are analyzing mass shooters say.
While school suspensions are meant to deter violence and other troublesome behavior, some students see being suspended as something that makes them more popular and tough, a researcher has found.
Scholars helped put a persistent problem into a larger context with their research.
Following a fatal beating of a student, Chicago started a Safe Passage program in 2009 to ensure students get to and from school safely. Nine years on, how is it working?
After Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said a school safety commission won't focus on guns, a school safety scholar says the commission may miss an important part of the discussion.
While many school shooters suffered peer rejection of some sort, research doesn't support the idea that peer rejection is the culprit behind shootings, a scholar argues.
Former Education Secretary Arne Duncan has called for a school boycott to change the nation's gun laws and make schools safer. A scholar who studies protest explains how the boycott could work.
The Santa Fe High School shooting underscores the need for an educational approach to school violence and to examine how students deal with the 'status tournament of adolescence.'
School climate and culture are just as important, if not more, than security measures when it comes to preventing school violence, a scholar argues.
A recent cut to federal funding for school safety research could hurt efforts to make schools more secure, a scholar warns.
Researchers spent 16 years at a high school and observed security tighten and then loosen up again. What they found is that tighter security had the opposite of the intended effect.