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Pennsylvania Parents File Suit over Proposal to Arm Teachers in Schools

The Tamaqua (PA) School District "endangered their community" when they approved a "manifestly illegal" policy to give weapons to teachers and other school employees, according to a lawsuit filed by three parents and a grandparent.

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Trump's School Safety Commission Favors Arming Teachers

President Donald Trump's school safety commission—a panel led by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos—said that the decision to arm teachers to respond to potential active shooters should be left to state and local authorities, not the Federal government.

Judge Denies Ex-Deputy's Motion to Dismiss Parkland Shooting Lawsuit

The only armed deputy stationed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School the day of Nikolas Cruz’s deadly rampage asked a Broward judge on Wednesday to find he had “no legal duty” to protect the students and faculty from harm.

Malfunctioning Water Heater Blamed for School Shooting Scare in North Carolina

Faulty mechanical equipment which was making a sound that resembled gunfire is believed to have led to calls of an active shooter situation at Topsail High School in Pender County, NC.

Training School Teachers and Administrators to Respond to Active Killers

Very few people who get into teaching have the mental, emotional, or physical fortitude to use deadly force when under imminent threat. However, every teacher should receive some level of active shooter response training—everyone should have at least some idea of what to do in an attack.

IACP 2018: Illinois SRO Named Officer of the Year for Preventing School Shooting

Dallas left the athletic director’s office and began chasing Milby, according to Illinois State Police. The teen ran toward his car and fired shots toward Dallas who returned fire, striking Milby in the right hip and right shoulder, the State Journal-Register reports.

Illinois School Superintendent Becomes Police Officer in Order to Carry Concealed

"If somebody comes in to try to hurt my kids, we have something other than a stapler to throw at them," the 51-year-old educator said. "We're no longer a soft target. We have some options."

Officer Who Stopped School Shooting to be Honored at Tonight's Chicago Bears' Game

Mark Dallas, the Dixon, IL, police officer who shot and wounded a school shooting suspect at a high school in February, will serve as the team’s honorary captain for the game, and will attend the contest as a special guest of the team, the Bears confirmed Thursday.

NC School to Deploy Automated Shooter Detection and Response System

Shooter Detection Systems, CentralSquare Technologies, and Johnson Controls are introducing an automated active shooter detection and response system at a North Carolina charter school.

Arizona Authorities Warn About Consequences of Hoax School Threats

Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery said anybody caught posting threatening hoaxes will be prosecuted and liable for costs.