School safety

FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2018 file photo, Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz listens during a status check on his case at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Authorities say Cruz attacked a detention officer at the county jail, Tuesday, Nov. 13, and now faces new charges. Cruz is charged with killing 17 people and wounding 17 others in the Feb. 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, Pool, File)
November 17, 2018 - 3:39 am
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The state commission investigating the Florida high school massacre began discussions Friday on what recommendations it will make regarding student safety, mental health and steps to prevent future school shootings. The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Commission didn't...
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In this Sept. 17, 2018 photo, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks during a student town hall at National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. DeVos is proposing a major overhaul to the way colleges handle complaints of sexual misconduct. The Education Department released a plan Friday that would require schools to investigate sexual assault and harassment only if it was reported to certain campus officials and only if it occurred on campus or other areas overseen by the school. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
November 17, 2018 - 2:16 am
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has proposed a major overhaul to the way colleges and universities handle sexual misconduct complaints, adding protections for students accused of assault and harassment and narrowing which cases schools would be required to investigate. Her plan would scale back...
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In this Sept. 17, 2018 photo, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks during a student town hall at National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. DeVos is proposing a major overhaul to the way colleges handle complaints of sexual misconduct. The Education Department released a plan Friday that would require schools to investigate sexual assault and harassment only if it was reported to certain campus officials and only if it occurred on campus or other areas overseen by the school. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
November 16, 2018 - 4:41 pm
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Friday proposed a major overhaul to the way colleges and universities handle sexual misconduct complaints, adding protections for students accused of assault and harassment and narrowing which cases schools would be required to investigate. Her plan would scale...
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Lori Alhadeff, the mother of shooting victim Alyssa watches videos from the school shooting during the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission meets Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Sunrise, Fla. (Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, Pool)
November 15, 2018 - 3:14 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The then-sheriff's deputy who was on campus during the Florida high school massacre but didn't confront the shooter declined to testify Thursday before a state commission investigating it. Former Broward County Deputy Scot Peterson failed to appear before the Marjory...
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November 15, 2018 - 9:11 am
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Dartmouth College has been sued for allegedly allowing three psychology professors to sexually harass and abuse scores of female graduate students for years, including two who said they were raped. The federal lawsuit against Dartmouth's trustees was filed in New Hampshire on...
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In this photo provided by the Jasic Workers Support Group and taken Aug 2018, members of the Jasic Workers Support Group pose for a group photo after a campaign promoting worker's rights in Dezhou city in Guangdong province. Students and alumni of several Chinese universities are sounding the alarm over the apparent detention of more than a dozen young labor activists including Zhang Shengye, a recent graduate of Peking University, seen at the right standing row, who have been missing since the weekend. (Jasic Workers Support Group via AP)
November 14, 2018 - 8:01 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Students and alumni of several Chinese universities are sounding the alarm over the apparent detention of more than a dozen young labor activists who have been missing since the weekend. Three recent graduates of the elite Peking University have been taken away by authorities, the...
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November 13, 2018 - 1:54 pm
NEWBERRY, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a gun and a loaded magazine fell out of a student's book bag at a South Carolina high school. Newbery County deputies say the 18-year-old student grabbed the gun and surveillance video showed him run out of Newberry High School and drive off. Deputies say no...
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November 02, 2018 - 8:35 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Two colleges in Georgia are being sued, accused of failing to provide adequate security at a homecoming celebration two years ago where several people were injured. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported five people have sued Morehouse and neighboring Spelman colleges, where an...
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November 01, 2018 - 7:57 am
HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (AP) — Two people have been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a high school senior at a North Carolina barn party. News outlets report that 19-year-old Xzavier D'Andre Gibson was arrested Tuesday on charges of first-degree murder and possession of a firearm by a...
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November 01, 2018 - 3:30 am
MATTHEWS, N.C. (AP) — Police in a North Carolina town say they will have increased presence at a high school where a student was shot and killed by a fellow student. Matthews Police Chief Clark Pennington said in a news release he will also be at Butler High School Thursday to greet returning...
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