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April 07, 2014

Newtown Studying Shootings' Effect on Enrollment

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

March 17, 2014

Newtown Funds for Mental Health Running Low, Charities Report

Charities are pooling resources and seeking a grant to continue mental health care for residents affected by the shootings.

March 11, 2014

Father of Newtown Gunman Still Searches for Answers

In a lengthy profile, Peter Lanza said he doesn't think anyone could have predicted his son's actions.

February 13, 2014

Two Dozen-Plus School Shootings Seen Since Newtown, Say Gun-Control Groups

There have been at least 28 shootings at K-12 schools and at least 16 shootings at colleges and universities in the 14 months since the Dec. 14, 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., two-gun control advocacy groups said this week.

January 06, 2014

Newtown to Receive Another $1.9 Million for Post-Shooting Recovery Efforts

A $1.9 million Project School Emergency Response to Violence grant will help continue recovery efforts in the Connecticut school district.

December 16, 2013

Professional Athletes Honor Sandy Hook Victims on Anniversary Weekend

Andre Drummond of the NBA's Detroit Pistons and Victor Cruz of the NFL's New York Giants paid their respects to the victims of the Sandy Hook shootings.

December 13, 2013

Colorado High School is Site of Shooting on Eve of Newtown Anniversary

Two students were injured in a shooting at a Colorado high school before the gunman, a student, shot and killed himself at the scene, police said.

December 13, 2013

The Role of the School Resource Officer

Kevin Quinn writes that having a properly trained school resource officer on campus is one step to making schools safer.

December 12, 2013

Media Restraint on Newtown Anniversary?

As the anniversary of the shootings in Newtown, Conn., approaches, there are signs that the news media is showing some uncharacteristic self-restraint.

December 12, 2013

Creating the Schools We Want for Our Children

Ron Avi Astor: We are no longer willing to tolerate even one senseless, horrific event in a school. Nor should we.

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