Jessica Bakeman

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Enrollment Is Dropping In Public Schools Around the Country

Friday, October 09, 2020

Many parents appear to be keeping their children out of public school, especially from kindergarten. The declines could mean less state funding for school districts.


In Florida, Schools Under Pressure To Get Rid Of Police Officers

Monday, September 14, 2020

The demands by student activists face what could be an insurmountable obstacle: security fears in the aftermath of the Parkland shooting.


Florida To Reopen Schools For Fall Semester Despite Coronavirus Crisis

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

The state is preparing for its public schools to open as scheduled next month — even as the state is seeing a major surge in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. Parents and educators are concerned.


Miami Middle School Students Hope Their Magazine Will Help End Gun Violence

Friday, February 14, 2020

Middle schoolers in Miami are writing poetry and persuasive essays about school safety policies for a student magazine they hope will convince Congress to pass laws to prevent mass shootings.


To Prevent School Shootings, Districts Are Surveilling Students' Online Lives

Thursday, September 12, 2019

More and more schools are investing in technologies that scan social media posts, school assignments and even student emails for potential threats. Privacy experts say the trade-offs aren't worth it.


Privacy Experts Say The Trade-Offs Of Tech To Track Kids In School Aren't Worth It

Monday, August 26, 2019

The use of tech to track and police our kids in school is growing and privacy experts say the trade-offs aren't worth it.


Voters In Battleground State Of Florida React To Democratic Debate

Friday, June 28, 2019

Hundreds of young voters gathered at a bar not far from the debate hall in Miami to take in what the Democratic presidential candidates had to say Thursday night.


'There Were Failures': Parkland Victims' Families File 22 Lawsuits Alleging Negligence

Thursday, April 11, 2019

The families allege the school board, sheriff's office and others in Broward County failed to prevent the 2018 attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 people dead.


To Move Forward, Parkland Shooting Survivor Leaves Marjory Stoneman Douglas

Saturday, February 16, 2019

It's been a year of struggle for Parkland school survivor Annabel Claprood. One year after the mass shooting, she's no longer at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.


Parkland School Shooting Commission Calls For Code Red Alarms And Bleeding Control Kits

Friday, November 23, 2018

A Florida state commission has issued a draft report into the school shooting in Parkland earlier this year. Its suggested policy changes may be considered by schools across the country.


To Cope With Shooting, Parkland Students Use Art, Music Therapy

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Students in Broward County, Fla., have gone back to school — 6 months after the shooting that left 17 people dead at a Parkland high school. Some students spent the summer trying to heal through art.


Hospital Lockdowns Can Leave Patients' Loved Ones Locked Out

Friday, July 13, 2018

Hospitals are preparing for how to handle mass shootings in case the next one is in their backyard. One difficult call is whether to lockdown the facility, which can have emotional consequences.


Making Schools Safer: Harsh Consequences, Or Second Chances?

Friday, June 22, 2018

The tragedy in Parkland, Fla., this year kicked off a national debate over how to reduce school violence: through tighter security and tougher discipline ... or more help for troubled students?


Fla. County's Discipline Program Questioned After School Shooting

Tuesday, May 08, 2018

In 2013, Broward County school officials began a program designed to keep kids who commit misdemeanors out of the juvenile justice system. It's become a flashpoint since the Parkland shooting.


Florida Senate Approves Gun Control Package

Tuesday, March 06, 2018

The legislation found opponents in both parties and passed by a very thin margin. The next test is the Florida House which has until Friday to act. We follow a student who is lobbying for gun control


Campus Sexual Assault Policies Are Changing

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The U.S. Department of Education issued guidelines to colleges for handling sexual assault allegations, but advocates argue the resulting changes don't go far enough. 

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