school safety Tag Archive

Policing Postsecondary Campuses

An earlier post in this series covered student safety in higher education, specifically as it relates to guns on campus. Another key focus...

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Lessons From the Chair of a State School Safety Task Force

As students and teachers returned to school this year, they had more on their mind than the academic challenges that await them. Many...

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Keeping Students Safe — in College, Too

While the conversation around school safety often centers on K-12 campuses, colleges and universities — and their leaders — face the...

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The Advantages of a Dedicated State School Safety Center

As one of the few states in the country with an established state School Safety Resource Center, Colorado schools have a partner in helping...

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Preventing School Violence Through Threat Assessment

While governors and state policymakers continue to grapple with ways to prevent acts of school violence — through a variety of...

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A Look at the History of State School Safety Legislation in the Last 2 Decades

Student safety and well-being has long been a top priority for state policymakers. At Education Commission of the States, we have been...

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We’re Here to Support Your Efforts to Improve School Safety

So far in 2019, there have been 14 school shootings. I think we can all agree that one school shooting is too many. As students across the...

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How Are States Paying for New School Safety Measures?

School safety continues to be a priority for state education leaders across the nation. It was identified as one of six key education...

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How States Are Addressing School Safety in Policy

Every child deserves to attend a school with a safe and supportive environment. It is that core belief that led the Council of Chief State...

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When Medical Marijuana Meets School Drug Policy, What Can States Do?

States have historically prohibited the use or possession of marijuana on school grounds, but with the arrival of medical marijuana,...

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