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Just Another Lockdown, Move Along Now

Bridgette White | Posted 10.27.2014 | Parents
Bridgette White

It is a sad reality that these drills are part of the world we live in. I will never understand how someone could feel so alone, desperate and be that deranged as to shoot kids. But it happens.

Report Of Gunman On North Carolina College Campus (UPDATE)

AP | Posted 04.28.2014 | Crime

UPDATE The shelter in place and lockdown have been lifted by police and university officials. According to the university's Twitter page, police have ...

Lessons Learned From University Lockdown

Dr. Kevin Manning | Posted 06.22.2014 | College
Dr. Kevin Manning

The afternoon of Monday, March 31, 2014, was like any other typical day at Stevenson University until 2:24 p.m. Across the campus, cell phones suddenl...

3 Things Kids Need to Know About Yik Yak

Diana Graber | Posted 05.11.2014 | Parents
Diana Graber

San Clemente High School and its 3,000-plus students were one of the latest victims of a Yik Yak attack. "Yik Yak" is a new social network that has quickly gained popularity amongst young people. So what's a parent/teacher/administrator to do? Talk to your kids and tell them these three things:

Bomb Squad Responds To School, Determines: 'It Was Pillows'

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 02.07.2014 | Weird News

Hey, it's better than sleeping six feet under. A pile of pillows prompted a school lockdown in Miramar, Fla. Tuesday morning after reports that a w...

TV Media Stunt Caused St. Louis High School Lockdown -- What Were They Thinking?

Stacey Newman | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics
Stacey Newman

Last week, a St. Louis-based KSDK-TV reporter caused an hour-long lockdownat Kirkwood High School in his attempts to "test" school security. What was this TV station thinking? As a parent in our climate of incessant school shootings, I am beyond angry a local television station tricked a school purely for a ratings bump.

North Carolina University Campus Locked Down After Reported Gunman

Posted 04.12.2013 | Crime

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina A&T State University lockdown has been lifted after reports of a man with a rifle on the Greensboro schoo...

Students Went To Bathroom In Bowls During Campus Lockdown

Manchester Patch | Posted 03.06.2013 | College

Molly Norton, a Manchester Community College student who was among the last to be released from the Campus Wednesday evening as police searched for a ...

CT Schools Locked Down

Posted 12.17.2012 | Education

Ridgefield, Conn., schools were locked down following unconfirmed reports of a suspicious person near a local train station Monday morning. Capt. ...

Worried About Another School Massacre? Go Ask Alice

Suzanne Hegland | Posted 01.14.2013 | Education
Suzanne Hegland

Do you feel like it might not be a great idea to counsel your kid to charge an armed killer? Well, according to the ALiCE team, you haven't yet faced the need for constant vigilance against armed assault.

Autocorrect Fail Puts Schools On Lockdown

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 03.02.2012 | Education

West Hall middle and high schools in Oakwood, Ga. were put on lockdown Wednesday afternoon -- because of an auto-corrected text message. A smartpho...

BREAKING: Texas Police Kill Armed Middle School Student

AP | By CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN | Posted 08.13.2012 | Education

BROWNSVILLE, Texas -- Police shot and killed an eighth-grader in the hallway of his middle school Wednesday after the boy brandished what looked like ...

Gunman Puts Delaware School On Lock Down

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 08.29.2012 | Education

After a man with a gun was spotted 200 feet from Middletown High School in Middletown, Del., school officials have put the building on lockdown, NBC P...

Suspected Gunman That Prompted S.C. Schools Lockdown Arrested

AP | Posted 12.28.2011 | Crime

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- A gunman who authorities said fired on a South Carolina police officer checking on a suspicious license plate and caused 10 school...

Aurora Schools Locked Down After Girl Shot Nearby

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

AURORA, Colo. — A 17-year-old girl has been shot and seriously wounded near her suburban Denver high school. Seven schools were locked down for...

Calif. School On Lockdown After Gunman Shoots School Official

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

PLACERVILLE, Calif. — A school janitor was arrested Wednesday in the killing of a Northern California elementary school principal who was hailed...

Northwestern University Lockdown: Man With Gun Spotted On Chicago Campus

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

People were being allowed to leave Northwestern University's Downtown Rubloff Building Wednesday afternoon--three hours after the building was placed ...

Lafayette School Closed After Suspicious "Kermit" Package Found

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Peak to Peak Charter School in Lafayette, Colorado, was shut down Wednesday morning when officials discovered a suspicious package on the west side of...