A school shooting at a Colorado high school in 2013 has spurred a proposal to lower the threshold for districts' liability in such cases, but local K-12 officials are critical of the idea.
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April 15, 2015
October 27, 2014
In 2005, a 16-year-old student killed five students and two adults in a tribal community in Minnesota.
August 14, 2014
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.
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.