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.
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December 15, 2014
December 15, 2014
In this Storify, Education Week reflects on the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
December 12, 2014
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
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
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
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
Researchers studied Web views before and after the school shootings to see how people explore polarizing issues.
April 24, 2014
Many states proposed similar bills following the 2012 school shootings in Newtown, Conn.
March 17, 2014
Charities are pooling resources and seeking a grant to continue mental health care for residents affected by the shootings.
March 11, 2014
In a lengthy profile, Peter Lanza said he doesn't think anyone could have predicted his son's actions.