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November 21, 2014

Sandy Hook Shooter's Needs Went Unmet by Schools and Parents, Report Concludes

Though there were early signs of Adam Lanza's preoccupation with violence and mental health professionals sounded the alarm of various mental health issues, his parents and educators did not adequately intervene, a report by a state agency says.

November 20, 2014

Washington School Shooter Signaled Intentions in Text Messages, Records Say

Before opening fire at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, Jaylen Fryberg, 15, sent a text message to family members that detailed what he wanted to wear at his funeral, court records say.

November 03, 2014

Should Boston School Police Carry Pepper Spray?

Boston school police want to carry pepper spray, an issue that has raised concerns in some other districts.

October 27, 2014

Seattle-Area School Shooting Not First to Affect a Tribal Community

In 2005, a 16-year-old student killed five students and two adults in a tribal community in Minnesota.

October 24, 2014

Shooting at Seattle-Area High School: Gunman and Two Students Dead

Two students have died and three others remain hospitalized with injuries following a shooting at a Washington state high school last week. The student gunman is also dead.

September 19, 2014

San Diego School District to Return Armored Vehicle to Defense Department

San Diego's decision follows an announcement by the Los Angeles school police department that it will return three grenade launchers it also received through the 1033 military surplus program.

September 17, 2014

School Police in Los Angeles Will Give Up Grenade Launchers

Civil rights groups have raised concerns about schools receiving surplus military equipment through a U.S. Department of Defense program, which provided the grenade launchers to Los Angeles school police.

September 12, 2014

Ohio District Cancels Classes After School Shooter Escapes From Prison

T.J. Lane, who killed three students and wounded several others in a 2012 rampage in Chardon, Ohio, was later recaptured.

September 11, 2014

Armed School Employees: Missouri Legislature Overrides Veto on Gun Bill

Under the bill, school boards can meet in closed session to designate employees as school protection officers, authorized to "carry a concealed firearm or self-defense spray device."

August 18, 2014

Shooting Protests Continue to Affect Schools in St. Louis Area

As unrest continues in the St. Louis suburb, three of four public school districts in the area, citing concern for students' and families' safety, decided to keep their doors closed to students on Monday.

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