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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.

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 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 13, 2013

A Counselor's View: The Need for Teamwork

Counselor Sandy Austin: Our schools are safer when educators and other staff members are accountable and prepared with a plan, follow the chain of command, and execute as team.

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.

December 12, 2013

Post-Sandy Hook Strategies

Ronald Stephens of National School Safety Center: When it comes to school safety, we need to do everything we can--knowing we can't do everything. School systems are not insurers of safety; they are purveyors of education and opportunity.

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