Semi-automatic rifles like the AR-15, often used in mass shootings, are carried by some school police.
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June 23, 2016
June 16, 2016
The 2012 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. were frequently mentioned during a 15-hour Senate floor speech by Sen. Chris Murphy, who pushed for tougher gun laws after the shootings at a night club in Orlando.
May 04, 2016
Continuing long trend lines, fewer students report fearing harm at school, and rates of school-based victimization have also declined, the most recent federal data show.
April 21, 2016
A 16-year-old Delaware girl died after being seriously injured in a fight with classmates in her high school's restroom Thursday morning, school officials said.
February 12, 2016
Two students died in a shooting at a high school in Glendale, Ariz., Friday morning.
January 05, 2016
As he unveiled a new set of actions meant to reduce gun violence, President Obama mentioned failed efforts to pass new gun laws after the 2012 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
December 13, 2015
While significant changes to gun laws have not materialized since the Sandy Hook shootings, the ways in which many educators, parents, and community members talk about and act on student safety has been profoundly reshaped.
December 08, 2015
A Fox & Friends segment shows teens demonstrating Krav Maga techniques they've learned to fight school shooters. Do schools actually encourage confrontation with intruders?
November 17, 2015
Colorado's Safe2Tell anonymous tip line is seeking to expand to other states. The tip line, founded in 2004, is credited with stopping hundreds of planned school attacks and thousands of possible suicides.
October 22, 2015
The attacker at a Swedish primary-middle school later died after police shot him, CNN reports.