Educators take self-defense training to keep schools safe

03/24/2013 | USA Today

The heightened focus on school security following the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut has led some teachers and administrators to enroll in self-defense training. In Washington state, such courses have drawn between 10 and 15 participants seeking to learn tae kwon do techniques. Krav Maga techniques are being taught to educators in Decatur, Ala., and officials in Springfield, Mass., have decided to make self-defense training mandatory -- taught by the police department -- for administrators and optional for teachers and other staff.

View Full Article in:

USA Today

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
San Francisco Unified is Accepting Applications for 2015-16!
San Francisco Unified School District
San Francisco, CA
Director of Professional Services
Engaging Schools, Inc.
Cambridge, MA
Principal at Emerson Academy of Dayton
National Heritage Academies
Dayton, OH
Program Officer, Teacher Development
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation
Moorestown, NJ
Senior Researcher (8194)
American Institute for Researcher
Washington, DC