NASRO Prefers Trained SROs in Schools Over Armed Teachers

Following President Trump's proposal of arming teachers with guns to prevent school attacks, the National Association of School Resource Officers advocated instead for trained school resource officers (SROs). 
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Teen Brings Gun on School Bus, Shoots Self in Restroom

A seventh-grader of Jackson local school district died Tuesday morning at the hospital after bringing a gun on a school bus and shooting himself on school grounds. 
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Schools, Law Enforcement Respond to Student Gun Threats

Just days after a deadly Florida school shooting that resulted in 17 fatalities and 14 wounded, school officials and law enforcement officers underscored the need for parental involvement and proper…
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Shooting Creates Somber Mood at Florida School Bus Meeting

Discussions around the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during a recent Florida Association for Pupil Transportation directors meeting centered on the mental health of students as members struggled to…
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DOJ Told More Funding Needed for School Resource Officers

The National Association of School Resource Officers told the U.S. Department of Justice that more federal money is needed to carefully select and properly train law enforcement experts for every…
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Webinar Shares Updates, Strategies to Secure VW Funding

A webinar produced in association with the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo reviewed the current standing of the Volkswagen Mitigation Trust Fund and recommended next steps for parties wanting to make…
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Calif. Bill Seeks Delay of School Bus Child Check Requirement

State Sen. Tony Mendoza introduced a new bill that would grant school districts another year to implement electronic child reminder alarms in all of the state's approximately 30,000 school buses.
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Students and Guns: What Can School Bus Drivers Do?

A number of gun-related incidents on or around school buses prompted a question to one of the nation's pre-imminent school security experts: What can and should school bus drivers do…
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Martinez Confirmed as FMCSA Administrator

The Senate confirmed Raymond Martinez as the new leader of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
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School Buses Solve Winter Woes for Vermont District

Realizing the challenges faced by students who have to walk to school in the winter, an organization in Vermont arranged for the Winooski School District to receive school bus services…
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Puerto Rico School Bus Contractors Jailed for Fraud

The Department of Justice announced the sentences of four school bus contractors in Puerto Rico who were found guilty of colluding and committing felonies in order to corner the local…
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