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Pa. gives out school safety funding for a second year, demands remain strong

For a second year, Pennsylvania’s School Safety and Security Committee has approved more than $60 million in school safety funding.

By Min Xian/WPSU

One year in, crisis center to stop school violence in Pa. has fielded more than 40,000 tips

The partnership between Sandy Hook Promise and the state Attorney General's office aims to prevent mass shootings and help children dealing with problems.
By Brett Sholtis

Pa.’s Safe Schools Report provides plenty of numbers, but critics question their accuracy

Currently, the Safe Schools Report provides the number of crimes committed at each school, the number of arrests made, and the types of crimes committed from the previous academic year.

By Jana Benscoter/PennLive

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‘Shooting people is deescalation’: Three days with teachers training to use guns in schools

Arming teachers to prevent or lessen the death toll of mass shootings is a controversial proposition, and the training teachers receive before being authorized to carry guns in the classroom is one of the biggest sources of debate.

By Jen Kinney/Keystone Crossroads

Pa. school safety tip-line used more to report bullying, suicidal thoughts, than violent threats

Many of the 23,494 tips received by the Safe2Say Something program were related to bullying, self-harm, thoughts of suicide, or depression, according to data released by Pennsylvania’s Office of the Attorney General.

By Avi Wolfman-Arent/Keystone Crossroads