Stories tagged: "school safety"

Students hug at a memorial at Oxford High School in Oxford in 2021. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
Families Affected by Oxford School Shooting Win Key Decision in Lawsuit Against District

A group of families won a key court victory Friday in an effort to pin some responsibility on a Michigan school district for a shooting that left four students dead and seven others wounded in 2021.

College students have never had a roadmap for navigating sexual assault — until now

The Campus Accountability Map & Tool compiles sexual assault data, support resources, reporting protocols and investigation procedures for more than 750 U.S. colleges and universities. 

Students and community members gather outside of the Michigan Capitol in Lansing, Mich., on Monday, Feb. 20, 2023, for a protest calling for lawmakers to enact gun control legislation following a mass shooting on the Michigan State University campus on Feb. 13. (AP Photo/Joey Cappelletti)
‘It’s time’: Former GOP Congressmen Join Push for New Gun Reforms in Michigan

Two former Republican members of Congress have thrown their support behind the gun safety bills introduced by Senate Democrats that are moving through the state Legislature—and they’re encouraging their colleagues to do the same, or else risk more Michigan lives to senseless gun violence.

Michigan State University students embrace at The Rock on campus, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2023, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Police Seek Motive of Gunman Who Killed 3 at Michigan State

The 43-year-old gunman who killed three students and wounded five others at Michigan State University had no apparent connection to the campus, police said Tuesday as they searched for a motive for shootings that terrified the community for hours.

Students hug at a memorial at Oxford High School in Oxford, Mich., Dec. 1, 2021.  (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
Michigan Dems Keep Gun Control Atop School Safety Agenda in 2023

A school safety task force formed in response to the deadly 2021 Oxford High School shooting didn’t include any gun control measures in its final recommendations to the Legislature. But that doesn’t mean they’re off the table.

Members of the Michigan Parents' Council pose with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer after their first meeting in September. (Courtesy Photo)
Report: Here’s What Michigan Parents Want to See Change in Public Schools

A Michigan task force heard from parents across the state and delivered their recommendations to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer for the next budget.