Tags school shootings

Anti-violence bill would require schools watch students' social media

by Betsy Foresman

Social media accounts of those at risk of committing self-harm or extreme violence against others would enter required monitoring by their schools.

School safety database would help educators scour technology options

by Betsy Foresman

The School Safety Clearinghouse Act would give state and local officials a way to assess and share best practices for school security and design.

More schools are buying mobile 'panic buttons' for shooter scenarios

by Katya Schwenk

Oklahoma schools are among the latest to invest in the technology, spending $3 million on a mobile platform to be used by more than 500 districts.

Florida schools turn to emergency tech after campus shootings

by Corinne Lestch

Osceola County School District joins other Florida public schools, plus Florida State University, in adopting a high-tech solution in the event of active shooter situations.

Technology may not stop a school shooting from happening, but it can still help

by Emily Tate

As districts grapple with how best to protect students and staff in an age of lockdowns, many are looking to advanced communications systems and facial recognition software.