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School Shooting Roundup

Spate of threats plagues schools MSNBC
A series of bomb threats and other security alerts rattled U.S. schools and universities Wednesday.

Experts ponder patterns in school shootings USA Today
To most of us, tomorrow is just another Friday. But to educators, it's one of the bigger nail-biters on the calendar.

Laws Limit Options When a Student Is Mentally IllNYT For the most part, universities cannot tell parents about their children’s problems without the student’s consent.

Colleges seek faster ways to warn studentsCNN.com
"There is no one magic communication system that we can press a button and let everyone know what is going on," says Chris Meyer, assistant vice president for safety and security at Texas A&M University.

McCain Says He Favors "No Gun Control" After Shootings HuffPo
The Arizona senator said in Summerville, S.C., that the country needs better ways to identify dangerous people like the gunman who killed 32 people and himself in the Blacksburg, Va., rampage.

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