School Safety

Murphy Signs Critical School Security Legislation to Help First Responders Protect Students and Teachers

Governor Phil Murphy today signed bill S2426 into law, requiring all public and nonpublic schools in New Jersey to submit…

3 days ago

Governor Murphy Announces Independent Review of State’s Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

Governor Murphy today announced the beginning of an independent review of the State’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, including the…

5 days ago

New Survey: Four Out of Five Parents Want To Expand Charters. Are You Listening, Gov. Murphy?

The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools just released new survey data from The Harris Poll on parents’ views on…

3 months ago

Middlesex School District Requires All Students To Use Clear Backpacks To Keep Out ‘Prohibited Items’

South River Public Schools District in Middlesex County just announced it will require all K-12 students to use clear backpacks,…

4 months ago

Bridgewater Township Submits School Security Agreement to Board of Education

Bridgewater plans to protect every child in every school every day of the school year by placing a Bridgewater Township…

4 months ago

Sen. Corrado Demands Murphy End Mandatory COVID Testing for Unvaccinated School Staff

(This is a press release.) Senator Kristin Corrado today called on Governor Murphy to end his executive order that requires…

4 months ago

Here Are Five Evidence-Based Measures to Reduce School Shootings

Louis Klarevas is a professor at Teachers College, Columbia University, and the author of “Rampage Nation: Securing America from Mass…

6 months ago

Union County School Locks Down After Mother Threatens to ‘Shoot the Place Up’

A parent of a Jefferson Elementary School student at Township of Union County Schools was arrested late yesterday after she…

6 months ago

New GOP Bill Would Allow Police in Schools During Elections

(This is a press release.)  Assemblyman Gerry Scharfenberger and Assemblywoman Victoria Flynn (Monmouth-R’s) have drafted legislation that would amend current…

6 months ago

Cherry Hill Schools District Put Ankle Weights on a Four-Year-Old With Autism

When my youngest child, Jonah, was four years old and attending a private special education school paid for by our…

6 months ago