School Safety Tip System Fielded 23K Reports This Year In Pa.Bullying, self-harm, and suicide were the most common concerns fielded during the first half-year of operation for a new threat reporting system that covers Pennsylvania schools.
Pa. Lawmakers Authorize $60M For School SecurityPennsylvania lawmakers say they'll authorize a second year of school and community security grants, a $60 million program spurred by last year's Florida school shooting that killed 17 people.
KDKA Investigates: What Are Local School Districts Doing To Keep Kids SafeKDKA surveyed 100 school districts in Southwestern Pennsylvania to find out where they stand on school safety.
Schools Get More Time To Apply For Ohio Safety Grant FundingThe state attorney general is giving Ohio public schools more time to apply for their share of $12 million set aside for school safety grants.
Pennsylvania Eyes Statewide School Threats Reporting SystemPennsylvania's Senate is advancing legislation to set up a state-administered program to take anonymous reports of dangerous activities or threats of violence in schools.
Pa. Auditor General To Review School Safety ProceduresPennsylvania's auditor general is promising changes to school safety reviews.
North Allegheny Schools Working To Ease Families' Safety ConcernsDistricts all over the region are dealing with the challenges of how far to go and how to come up with the funding for safety upgrades in the wake of school violence.
School Safety Tips For Younger KidsSchool is back in session, so take some time to go over these important safety tips with your children. This is just the beginning of the conversation, but it's a great place to get started.
Drill At Shaler H.S. Simulates Active Shooter Situation, Aims To Protect StudentsPolice cruisers lined up at a local high school Saturday afternoon to participate in a life-like emergency drill.
Pittsburgh School Superintendent Talks Security At Local SchoolsWhen a gunman killed 20 students and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., Pittsburgh Public Schools Superintendent Linda Lane says her first thoughts -- Pittsburgh.
F.O.P. Says It Can Help Local School Districts In Wake Of Conn. ShootingIn the wake of the Connecticut massacre, many schools across the country are trying to figure out how to better protect students. Now, the local police union says it can help schools here.
Lawrence County D.A. Planning County-Wide School Safety SummitThe Lawrence County District Attorney tells KDKA he's planning a county-wide school safety summit in early January in the wake of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut.