9 New Gun Laws Now In Effect In Texas; Some In Response To Church And Mass ShootingsAmong the new laws is one that allows licensed handgun holders to legally carry in places of worship.
Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick, Dallas ISD Superintendent Michael Hinojosa Say New School Safety Bills Should Make A DifferenceLt. Governor Dan Patrick told CBS 11 the new legislation will increase training for teachers and other educators to identify students in need and then connect them to experts.
Texas Moves To Arm More Teachers To Prevent School ShootingsA bill sent to Gov. Greg Abbott has moved Texas a step closer to arming more teachers and school personnel as a way to help prevent future campus shootings.
I-Team: Schools Of The Future Built On Lessons From Campus ShootingsLaw enforcement and architects are teaming up to alter school building designs to enhance safety.
More Schools Banning Backpacks As Students Return To ClassAs parents and children around the country begin heading back to class, more and more schools are banning backpacks from their buildings.
North Texas Teachers Get Lesson On Safety From Retired Secret Service AgentThe Safe School Initiative stresses educators need to be able to detect students who are showing signs that they're on a pathway to violence.
Dallas ISD Police Chief: New Way To Communicate Can Make Schools SaferFor the first time ever, Dallas ISD police officers can now communicate directly with Dallas police officers over their portable and car radios.
Facebook Won't Show Weapon Accessory Ads To People Under 18Facebook Is getting tougher when it comes to gun-related advertising.
Developer Defends School-Shooting Video Game As Victims ComplainThe developer of a school-shooting video game is defending the product and vowing to continue selling it online.
Money To 'Harden' Schools Draws Backlash After ShootingsOn Tuesday, dozens of gun-control activists packed the end of a two-day hearing at the Texas Capitol on school shootings.
TEA Releases Letter Outlining Ways Educators Can Make Schools SaferSince the Santa Fe high school shooting, state leaders have been working on ways to improve school security.
Chilling School Shooting 'Lockdown' Nursery Rhyme Goes ViralA "jarring" nursery rhyme posted in a Massachusetts classroom to help prepare young children for a lockdown has gone viral.
Schools Buying Insurance Against Mass Shootings On The RiseInterest in insurance coverage against such incidents is on the rise from both public and private schools.
McKinney School Suicide Spurs Community Push For Improved SecurityOne thing parents and students are pushing for is metal detectors in schools, but they still have a lot of questions and concerns.
US Secretary Of Education Betsy DeVos Announces $1 Million Grant For Santa Fe ISDU.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced a $1 million grant for recovery efforts at Santa Fe ISD, following a school shooting that killed 10 and injured 13.