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.
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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.
October 13, 2015
A mix of elementary, middle, and high school students were waiting at the bus stop when gunfire broke out around 8:20 in the morning.
October 05, 2015
Four California students were arrested last week for planning a school shooting. What can schools learn from this?
September 30, 2015
A principal was injured in a school shooting at a South Dakota high school Wednesday.
July 09, 2015
A new report released today includes the most recent federal data on issues like school-related deaths, student victimization, bullying, drugs, and school safety measures.
June 04, 2015
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill this week that waives government immunity for schools in the event of shootings or other forms of violence.