NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – The new school year begins in just a few weeks. News 2 is taking a close look at what precautions Middle Tennessee schools take to keep your children safe.
From school bus regulations to fire safety planning, and even active shooter drills, News 2 investigated safety planning in area school systems with stories in every newscast all day Thursday.
You’ll hear from school resource officers with their finger on the pulse of what’s happening in local schools as well as experts who know what steps parents can take to ensure their children’s safety.
Stories included in School Safety Day:
- How do inspectors prepare to protect kids during a fire at school?
- New laws help keep Tenn. students safe on school buses
- Drills help districts prepare for worst case scenarios involving school buses
- Social, emotional safety critical to students’ success
- Wilson County Schools safety plan unlike any other in Tennessee
- Rutherford County Schools credit SROs for decrease in guns on campus
- FBI: Majority of students say parents don’t know what they do on smartphones
- How are schools across Middle Tennessee combating cyber-bullying?
- Law enforcement meet with Tenn. schools to discuss active shooter situations
- Williamson County Schools mandate distracted driving class for students