School Safety

Rutherford County School Board Member Advocates for Mandatory Safety Training for Substitute Teachers

Oct 03, 2023 at 03:58 pm by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN - In an unprecedented move to bolster school safety and enhance emergency preparedness, Rutherford County School Board Member Frances Rosales is urging lawm.... Read More

Bullet Resistant Glass in Rutherford County Schools and More

Aug 21, 2023 at 01:46 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – A Tennessee Special Session is underway in Nashville this week, with an underlying focus on school safety. Governor Bill Lee requested the Specia.... Read More

PASSED: Blackburn, Hagerty Resolution Honoring Victims Of The Covenant School Shooting

Mar 30, 2023 at 07:35 pm by WGNS News

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Bill Hagerty’s (R-Tenn.) filed a resolution to honor the memories of the.... Read More

50-Rutherford County Schools Practiced School Safety Drills Prior to Spring Break

Mar 28, 2023 at 06:21 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN - Just before the Rutherford County Schools closed for spring break, schools across the county practiced a variety of school safety drills. Barfield El.... Read More

Senator Reeves of Murfreesboro Proposes Bill to Require ALL Public Schools to have an SRO

Mar 28, 2023 at 06:03 pm by WGNS News

  Rutherford County, TN - While the recent school shooting that occurred in Nashville was at a private school, it doesn't diminish the need to take a closer look at scho.... Read More

New Bills in Education Could Further Help with School Safety and Also School Funding in Rutherford County

Mar 14, 2023 at 04:20 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN - A lot of changes are being proposed for schools throughout the state.  Bills dealing with the 3rd Grade Retention rate, School Readiness, and.... Read More

Professional Educators of TN Focusing on Teacher Salaries, School Safety and a Lack of Federal Dollars

Feb 13, 2023 at 11:29 am by WGNS News

In education news that impacts our local schools, JC Bowman, Executive Director of the Professional Educators of Tennessee, points to 3 Issues that dominated discussions last.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh participates in school safety summit

Aug 28, 2022 at 02:26 pm by WGNS

  Members of the Tennessee Sheriffs’ Association and the Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police participated in the School Violence and Safety Summit co-s.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools and SRO's Speak on School Safety as Schools Reopen Friday

Aug 03, 2022 at 10:50 am by WGNS

  Protecting the safety of students, teachers and staff still remains the core of school resource officers after Rutherford County launched the first SRO program in Tenn.... Read More