Lots about school security -- in fact that's pretty much all I could find. CPS is obviously trying to make clear that schools are safe places and that there are enough resources for officers etc. in place.
Parents struggle to talk to their kids about shootings Sun Times: Parents in the Chicago area sent their children off to school with a little more anxiety than normal Monday.
Cops: Teacher overhears discussion, prompts lockdown at South Side school ... Tribune: Marielle Sainvilus said though DuSable High School students are on winter break now and were not affected by the incident, a CPS representative was sent there and was working with police.
Security chief vows no further cuts in uniformed cops at CPS high schools Sun-Times:
The security chief for Chicago Public Schools vowed Monday to absorb a $5 million cut in annual security funding with no further cuts in the 153 uniformed police officers permanently assigned to high schools. “We will not be impacting the number of full-time ...
CPS sees positive results from new safety measures Chicago Parent: Chicago Public Schools announced in a press release today that the number of in-school arrests related to the most serious infractions was reduced by nearly 25 percent during the 2011-2012 school year compared to the previous year.
CPS Parents Nervous as Kids Return to School After Connecticut Shooting DNA: Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett ensured parents that the school district takes school safety seriously. "It is with immense sadness that I extend condolences to the families and loved ones of those affected by this incomprehensible traged..."
Parents Weep as Principal Discusses Increased Security Plans DNA: Oscar Mayer Magnet School will tighten building security and plans to hold lockdown drills.
Parent Patrol Ordered Out of Brighton Park School DNA: New security measures surprised a volunteer parent group.
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