School Safety

A panel of federal land state security, public school and elected officials discuss cybersecurity.
Nicky Ouellet / Yellowstone Public Radio

In the wake of cyber attacks on public schools in Louisiana that led the governor there to declare a state of emergency last month, agency heads and elected officials in Montana are talking about how to keep student and staff information safe here.

Jackie Yamanaka

Students across the country, including in Montana, plan to participate in the national school walkout organized to show support for students affected by the mass school shooting in Parkland, Florida where 17 people died.  

Congressman Greg Gianforte sat down with YPR's Jackie Yamanaka to talk about the issue of school safety.

The national conversation we’re having on guns is particularly painful in Colorado, where Columbine and Aurora are still active wounds. And like the rest of the country, this Mountain West state is deeply divided over what measures to take.