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.
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September 19, 2014
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.
September 12, 2014
T.J. Lane, who killed three students and wounded several others in a 2012 rampage in Chardon, Ohio, was later recaptured.
August 18, 2014
As unrest continues in the St. Louis suburb, three of four public school districts in the area, citing concern for students' and families' safety, decided to keep their doors closed to students on Monday.
August 12, 2014
The nationally representative survey, conducted on behalf of the University of Michigan's C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, asked adults about child health concerns in their community and across the country.
August 08, 2014
The cliché that shooters "just snapped" devalues the importance of risk assessment, a psychologist said at the American Psychological Association convention.
July 15, 2014
Gov. Jay Nixon calls mechanism for arming teachers "simply the wrong approach."
June 27, 2014
School officials say arming staff wouldn't make students any safer.
June 10, 2014
Over a multi-year period, nonfatal incidents decreased, and fewer students reported being afraid of attack or harm at school.
May 28, 2014
Both fathers have advocated for changes to gun laws.