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December 15, 2014

Families of Newtown Victims Sue Maker, Seller of Gun Used in Shootings

Nine victims' families and one survivor of the December 2012 school shootings in Newtown, Conn., sued the manufacturer, distributor, and seller of the gun used in the attack.

December 15, 2014

Newtown, Two Years Later: A Storify Collection

In this Storify, Education Week reflects on the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.

December 12, 2014

Two Years After Shootings, Newtown Works to Heal as Nation Looks for Lessons

It's been two years since the deadliest K-12 school shooting in U.S. history, and the event continues to inform conversations about mental health, school climate, and student well-being.

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.

October 11, 2014

5 Ways to Prevent K-12 School Violence

School violence, when it occurs, has a high impact on schools and communities where the incident takes place. Rare but deadly incidents of violence, such as the Columbine High School Massacre of 1999 or the more recent school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Connecticut, bring the harsh realities of school violence to light.

August 14, 2014

Sandy Hook Educators Push to Make Background Checks a Campaign Issue

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 15, 2014

After Newtown, Readers Surfed Sites That Strengthened Existing Gun Views

Researchers studied Web views before and after the school shootings to see how people explore polarizing issues.

April 24, 2014

Georgia Becomes Latest State to Allow Guns in Schools (With Some Restrictions)

Many states proposed similar bills following the 2012 school shootings in Newtown, Conn.

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.

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