School Safety http://wunc.org en Winston-Salem And Forsyth County Education Update http://wunc.org/post/winston-salem-and-forsyth-county-education-update <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">In the wake of a school shooting at Carver High School in Winston-Salem, parents and students are raising concerns about school safety. The school board will discuss the matter at their meeting this evening.&nbsp;Also, new healthy food guidelines are causing some schools to drop out of the federal school lunch program. But Winston-Salem/ Forsyth County Schools are finding success in the new system.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 16:03:08 +0000 Shawn Wen & Frank Stasio 22243 at http://wunc.org Wake County Sheriff Encourages Creation Of School Police Force http://wunc.org/post/wake-county-sheriff-encourages-creation-school-police-force <p>Wake County’s sheriff, Donnie Harrison, is urging the School Board to create its own police force.&nbsp; Harrison made the comments as part of a report to the Wake School Board on school security.</p><p>He says school security issues are more important now, six months after the shootings in Newtown, Connecticut. Mon, 24 Jun 2013 15:37:24 +0000 Dave DeWitt 17786 at http://wunc.org Wake County Sheriff Encourages Creation Of School Police Force House Lawmakers Sponsor School Safety Bill http://wunc.org/post/house-lawmakers-sponsor-school-safety-bill <p>A bipartisan group of lawmakers in the state House is behind a school safety bill that would add more law enforcement officers and social workers to schools.</p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 21:00:00 +0000 Jessica Jones 12825 at http://wunc.org McCrory Unveils Safer Schools Initiative http://wunc.org/post/mccrory-unveils-safer-schools-initiative <p>Governor Pat McCrory has introduced a new initiative to improve school security.&nbsp; He has created the <a href="https://www.ncdps.gov/index2.cfm?a=000003,002476,002689">North Carolina Center for Safer Schools</a> within the state Department of Public Safety.&nbsp; McCrory says the center will work with school administrators, law enforcement and state mental health experts to minimize serious threats in and around schools. Wed, 20 Mar 2013 14:03:55 +0000 Gurnal Scott 12318 at http://wunc.org McCrory Unveils Safer Schools Initiative