Educators from Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., pen an open letter to members of Congress, urging them to support a bipartisan bill on firearms background checks.
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August 14, 2014
May 02, 2014
Prevention efforts and reporting systems, like tip lines, are important parts of a school safety strategy, experts say.
January 28, 2014
Antoinette Tuff won praise by calmly convincing gunman to drop his weapon and surrender to police.
January 27, 2014
The proposal would also require school boards to keep names of armed employees private.
January 15, 2014
Kansas officials had investigated the plot since December.
December 30, 2013
Despite the district's security plans, the exterior door was frequently propped open, officials said.
December 16, 2013
Officials say the Arapahoe High School shooting could have been worse. Parents and policy makers are likely asking themselves if there's anything else they could have done to prevent it.
December 13, 2013
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.
March 27, 2013
In light of the December Newtown, Conn., school shooting and fears about school violence, some teachers, parents, and administrators are turning to self-defense classes.
December 18, 2012
Lawmakers in Oklahoma and Texas have proposed allowing school staff members to be armed in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting.