As Students Return, Focus Is on Security

Richard, Alan
September 1999
Education Week;09/08/99, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p1
Deals with school safety and security in the United States (US). Findings of the US Department of Education's study on school violence; Security measures taken by the Columbine High School; Important element in any school safety plan.


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