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Read: UPDATE: Richneck School Officials Downplayed Several Warnings About 6-Year-Old Who Shot Teacher

UPDATE: Richneck School Officials Downplayed Several Warnings About 6-Year-Old Who Shot Teacher

Previous incidents by the boy allegedly included threats to light a teacher on fire, throwing furniture, and barricading a classroom.

Read: Masks Can Be Required for Classmates, Teachers of 12 Virginia Students with Disabilities

Masks Can Be Required for Classmates, Teachers of 12 Virginia Students with Disabilities

The recent settlement also says schools must take reasonable steps to accommodate parents who don’t want their children to wear a mask.

Read: Survey: K-12 Schools Prioritizing Physical Security, Colleges Lagging Behind

Survey: K-12 Schools Prioritizing Physical Security, Colleges Lagging Behind

Campus Safety’s latest survey finds that K-12 schools are way ahead of institutions of higher education in conducting security site assessments and maintaining door locks.

Read: Locking Lessons Learned from Uvalde

Locking Lessons Learned from Uvalde

Here are some of the leading classroom door locking practices schools can adopt to effectively mitigate an active shooter attack.

Read: Education Department Issues New Guidance on Discipline for Students with Disabilities

Education Department Issues New Guidance on Discipline for Students with Disabilities

The new guidance was in part influenced by increasing mental health challenges during the pandemic, including among students with disabilities.

Read: Huntsville City Schools Settles Bullying Lawsuit for $250,000

Huntsville City Schools Settles Bullying Lawsuit for $250,000

On multiple occasions, three students held the eight-year-old down on the ground and punched him repeatedly, says the lawsuit.

Read: OCR Settles with Los Angeles Schools on Students with Disabilities During Pandemic

OCR Settles with Los Angeles Schools on Students with Disabilities During Pandemic

Office for Civil Rights Reaches Resolution Agreement with Nation’s Second Largest School District, Los Angeles Unified, to Meet Needs of Students with Disabilities during COVID-19 Pandemic

Read: Opinion: Did Michigan’s New Door Barricade Device Legislation Just Empower Bullies?

Opinion: Did Michigan’s New Door Barricade Device Legislation Just Empower Bullies?

Safety and security are a priority for schools and legislators, but life safety shortcuts, such as door barricade devices, may lead to even more tragedy.

Read: Maryland DOE to Review Use of Restraint, Seclusion in Schools

Maryland DOE to Review Use of Restraint, Seclusion in Schools

The announcement comes after the DOJ found Frederick County Public Schools disproportionately used these practices on students with disabilities and students of color.

Read: School Safety Drills for Students with Special Needs

School Safety Drills for Students with Special Needs

Rather than opting out of safety drills for students with special needs, here are some strategies to help you develop their individualized safety plans.

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