The family of a 6-year-old kindergartner who died after he was shot on the playground of his South Carolina elementary school last month is pushing for a statewide requirement of a police officer or armed guard in every school.
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October 26, 2016
October 19, 2016
An emotional video campaign illustrates the ways meaningful adult relationships can counter the effects of childhood trauma on the brain.
September 29, 2016
Effects of a school shooting in South Carolina were limited by policies and practices designed to restrict access to the building, a district leader said.
July 28, 2016
Newtown officials will open a new Sandy Hook Elementary School this week to replace the building where a gunman killed 26 people and himself in December 2012.
June 23, 2016
Semi-automatic rifles like the AR-15, often used in mass shootings, are carried by some school police.
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.