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June 27, 2014

Arm Teachers and Staff? Georgia Schools Say 'No,' Despite New Law Allowing It

School officials say arming staff wouldn't make students any safer.

June 10, 2014

Schools Make Progress on Safety, Report Says

Over a multi-year period, nonfatal incidents decreased, and fewer students reported being afraid of attack or harm at school.

May 28, 2014

Newtown Parent Says Father of Isla Vista Victim Is Now Part of 'Extended Family'

Both fathers have advocated for changes to gun laws.

May 15, 2014

After Newtown, Readers Surfed Sites That Strengthened Existing Gun Views

Researchers studied Web views before and after the school shootings to see how people explore polarizing issues.

May 06, 2014

'Pop-Tart Guns' Now Permitted in Florida Schools, Actual Guns Still Banned

The "Pop-Tart bill" passed by the legislature restricts some use of zero-tolerance policies. A bill that would have allowed some people to carry guns in schools failed to pass.

May 02, 2014

Foiled School Bomb Plot Demonstrates Need for Prevention Efforts

Prevention efforts and reporting systems, like tip lines, are important parts of a school safety strategy, experts say.

April 25, 2014

Student Fatally Stabbed at School After Apparent Prom Date Rejection

The attacker and the victim were both students at a Connecticut high school.

April 24, 2014

Georgia Becomes Latest State to Allow Guns in Schools (With Some Restrictions)

Many states proposed similar bills following the 2012 school shootings in Newtown, Conn.

April 09, 2014

21 Injured in Mass Stabbing at Pennsylvania High School

An armed school guard and a principal helped subdue and arrest the attacker.

April 07, 2014

Newtown Studying Shootings' Effect on Enrollment

Other suburban Connecticut districts have seen enrollment declines, but not as sharp as Newtown's.

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