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Sandy Hook mom: Shootings changed how we feel about going back to school

At this time of year, social media becomes a magical, mood-lifting loop of first-day-of-school pictures filled with painstakingly selected outfits and excited smiles that remind parents how quickly their children are growing before their eyes. We try to outsmart time, capturing the once-a-year …

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Baltimore County to expand school security

Baltimore County officials announced plans Tuesday to spend $9.8 million over the next three years to expand the school security system by outfitting …

Data Security: The First Step to Protect Student Privacy

Related toolkits<p>Learn more now with materials from these toolkit and resource collections:<p>The K-12 Blueprint: Produced by Clarity Innovations<p>Clarity …

Dunbar Student Pushed Down Stairs: School Security Accused Of Shoving Teen (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

After a shocking video of a teen girl being pushed down the stairs at a Chicago high school surfaced online, district officials suspended the student's alleged attacker.<p>In the video clip, a blue-shirted male security guard is seen apparently pushing the girl down a flight of stairs at Dunbar …

Student Wounds Two in Colorado High School Shooting, Then Turns Gun on Self

<b>Updated: 8:30 p.m. E.T.</b><p>Two students were injured Friday when a student opened fire in a Colorado high school and then shot himself, police said.<p>“The …

2nd-Grader Says He Was Handcuffed After Getting In Verbal Altercation At School

A second-grader in Kansas City, Missouri, says he was handcuffed at school after getting into a verbal scuffle with his classmates.<p>Kalyb Primm Wiley, who attends George Melcher Elementary School, told local outlet KSHB-TV that he started screaming at school last week after being teased by …

Student In Wheelchair Beaten By School Security Guard In Oakland, Police Say (VIDEO)

A special needs student in a wheelchair was allegedly beaten by a school security guard in California -- and much of the incident was caught on video.<p>"He slapped me. He hit me so hard, it threw me out of my chair. I hit the floor with my chin first. I had a scar right here," Oakland High School …

Lunarline's School of Cyber Security Offers NEW Malware Analysis Course

ARLINGTON, Va., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- We at Lunarline are thrilled to announce that the Lunarline School of Cyber Security (SCS) is now …

Governor Patrick Releases Task Force Report on School Safety and Security

The report includes recommendations for school districts on how to improve their schools' safety and security.<p>Earlier today, Governor Deval Patrick …

Principal fires security guards to hire art teachers — and transforms elementary school

<b>By Katy Tur, Correspondent, NBC News</b><p>ROXBURY, Mass. — The community of Roxbury had high hopes for its newest public school back in 2003. There were art studios, a dance room, even a theater equipped with cushy seating.<p>A pilot school for grades K-8, Orchard Gardens was built on grand expectations.<p>But …

School security system to reveal sexual predators

COCOA BEACH, Fla. — A new security system in Brevard Public Schools will run an automatic sexual predator check when volunteers and visitors sign in on campus.<p>Individuals will scan their driver's license, and new KeepnTrack software will run a check through a sexual predator database from all 50 …

Justice For AvaLynn: Mom Claims Daughter Was Brutally Beat Up On School Playground

The mother of a Mississippi kindergartener claims that her daughter was attacked by another child at the school playground, but the school district says the girl was hurt on her own.<p>Lacey Harris filed a police report with the Pascagoula Police Department on Thursday after her daughter, AvaLynn, …

Army Officer Turned Away by Security at Entrance of Daughter’s High School — Want to Guess Why?

Sherwood Baker was about to head inside his daughter’s high school in Rochester, Michigan, to talk to a counselor about her class schedule when security stopped him at the entrance. Baker was told he couldn’t enter. Why? He needed to go home and change his outfit before entering Rochester Adams …

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Kids walk to school to promote health, safety

More than 100,000 students across the country are expected to walk to school as part of International Walk to School Day.

Put 'Safety' on Your Back-to-School List

You've packed the lunches, bought the notebooks and zipped up the backpacks, anxious for the first day back at school. But before that first bell rings, make sure safety is a priority for your family.<p>Whether it's educating your children on the basics of crossing the street or how to prevent …

Positive Divorce: Upward and Onward After Splitting Up

Things are never going to be the same after divorce. Everyone knows this. But the feelings following the fracturing of the family unit take a while to be fully felt and dealt with. After the hurt and healing begins to take place, it's up to the adults in the family to move upward from the ashes and …

Safe and effective ways to use Siri

Want a hands-free solution to texting? Check out these useful tips about how to best use Siri when you're on the go.

These Siri Commands Make Texting So Much Better

I only discovered them after using Dragon Dictation on my computer and reading the extensive instructions that come with that product. Well, it turns out Nuance, the company behind Dragon, helped build the voice recognition technology in Siri and included a lot of punctuation features.<p>Basically, …

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Sorry Folks, Siri Is Still Distracting You While You're Driving

Virtual assistants like Siri are impairing drivers' ability to focus on the road, according to a new AAA study .<p>AAA (formerly the American Automobile Association) had drivers complete tasks like updating social media, adjusting appointments, and sending text messages in a number of different …

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Siri can be distraction to drivers: US study

The study produced for the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found that some systems offering hands-free communications for tasks such as navigation or changing radio stations can create "cognitive distractions," which compromise safety.<p>The research comes amid growing use of hands-free technology, …