| Nov 21, 2011
| 9:25 AM
An anti-bullying program inspired by Columbine High School victim Rachel Scott will be presented in Hampton Dec. 6.
“Rachel’s Challenge” is based on Scott’s legacy of kindness and has been presented at thousands of schools across...
| Dec 25, 2011
| 5:45 PM
Baltimore County reported the highest suspension rate of any Maryland district apart from the Eastern Shore in the last school year, despite its efforts to focus on discipline that doesn't require students to miss classroom time.
About 10,000 students...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 12:13 PM
A series of text messages tipped off authorities to an alleged plot by two high school students to detonate bombs during a school assembly, according to a Utah police document.
The plot was uncovered Wednesday at Roy High School in Roy, police said....
| Feb 27, 2012
| 10:30 AM
A gunman wounded five students, one of them fatally, at a suburban Cleveland high school Monday morning before apparently being chased out of the building by a teacher, police said at a news conference.
The Chardon High School shooting suspect --...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 9:09 PM
An unloaded gun was found Wednesday in an 8th-grade student’s backpack in a south Seattle school, just one week after a 3rd-grade student in Bremerton was shot when, police said, a gun hidden inside a classmate’s backpack discharged...
| Aug 27, 2011
With a tap on his smartphone, University of Maryland student Shiv Krishnamoorthy can instantly alert police as he walks through the dimly lit corners of the College Park campus — and share with them his precise location, plus live video and audio....
| Aug 28, 2011
It's tough to teach school. As controversies rage from coast to coast over pay, tenure and training, here's a 10-part primer on teachers — pay attention in case there's a pop quiz later.
1 Pink Floyd's 1979 song "Another Brick in the Wall, Part II"...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 9:35 PM
There’s been a nationwide rise in bullying and the state took note - school districts were ordered last year to toughen up their policies. Under Washington state law, by August 1, 2011, each school district throughout the state was required to adopt...
| Oct 9, 2011
ELDERSBURG — "Rachel's Challenge," an anti-bullying assembly, will be presented at Oklahoma Road and Sykesville middle schools Wednesday, Oct 12, from 9 to 10 a.m. for students at Sykesville and 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. for students at Oklahoma Road.
| Apr 12, 2012
| 5:34 PM
Possibly the only thing more disturbing than the realization that someone was on campus at a school in Harford County this week making threats to kill people is the reaction of the school and its public safety component.
On Monday morning, the...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 11:17 AM
"It can't happen here."
From the safety of suburban Maryland, it is only natural to think that random shootings erupting in movie theaters in Colorado will not visit our neighborhoods. Safe, quiet, stable communities are not the places we imagine when we...