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Schools adept at shoring up security at any hint of danger

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 18:47:21 GMT2017-11-18T18:47:21Z

It's a familiar scenario: A school official, hearing about a potential danger that's too close for comfort, locks down the building. A nearby bank may have been robbed. Officers might be serving a warrant in the neighborhood. There are reports of shots fired in the area....

New Colorado school board member served time for murder

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 19:29:55 GMT2017-11-16T19:29:55Z

LA JUNTA, Colo. (AP) -- A man recently elected to a school board in southern Colorado spent more than a decade in prison in North Carolina for murder....

Children quieted others at California school as gunman fired

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 19:04:00 GMT2017-11-16T19:04:00Z

RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. (AP) -- Teacher Jennifer Bauman threw herself against a classroom door that wouldn't lock right, terrified that the gunman shooting outside her small Northern California elementary school would barrel in and find the children huddled under desks....

Atlanta school evacuated after pipe bursts, causing bang

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 19:13:34 GMT2017-11-15T19:13:34Z

ATLANTA (AP) -- A pipe burst with a loud bang at an Atlanta elementary school early Wednesday, prompting officials to evacuate students, authorities said....

Lawsuit: School officials ignored warning signs of abuse

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 13:06:40 GMT2017-11-15T13:06:40Z

GLENARDEN, Md. (AP) -- New court documents allege that administrators at a Maryland elementary school ignored warning signs from an aide who was later charged with sex abuse....