Taliban militants attacked a school in Peshawar, Pakistan Tuesday, killing more than 130 children and 10 staff and wounding many others.
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December 16, 2014
December 15, 2014
In this Storify, Education Week reflects on the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
December 12, 2014
It's been two years since the deadliest K-12 school shooting in U.S. history, and the event continues to inform conversations about mental health, school climate, and student well-being.
November 21, 2014
Though there were early signs of Adam Lanza's preoccupation with violence and mental health professionals sounded the alarm of various mental health issues, his parents and educators did not adequately intervene, a report by a state agency says.
November 20, 2014
Before opening fire at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, Jaylen Fryberg, 15, sent a text message to family members that detailed what he wanted to wear at his funeral, court records say.
November 03, 2014
Boston school police want to carry pepper spray, an issue that has raised concerns in some other districts.
October 27, 2014
In 2005, a 16-year-old student killed five students and two adults in a tribal community in Minnesota.
October 24, 2014
Two students have died and three others remain hospitalized with injuries following a shooting at a Washington state high school last week. The student gunman is also dead.
September 19, 2014
San Diego's decision follows an announcement by the Los Angeles school police department that it will return three grenade launchers it also received through the 1033 military surplus program.
September 17, 2014
Civil rights groups have raised concerns about schools receiving surplus military equipment through a U.S. Department of Defense program, which provided the grenade launchers to Los Angeles school police.