Florida's governor signed a bill that will allow schools to arm classroom teachers, part of a longer list of school safety changes made after a school shooting in Parkland, Fla., last year.
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May 08, 2019
April 16, 2019
More than 20 Denver-area schools took precautions Tuesday as the FBI searched for an "armed and extremely dangerous" woman who was inspired by the 1999 shooting at Columbine High School.
April 05, 2019
As more states consider arming teachers, a gun-control group's analysis found dozens of incidents of guns left accessible to students, misfired, or used inappropriately.
February 14, 2019
The death of a 15-year-old girl who was shot and killed outside a high school basketball game in Kansas City, Mo., this week, is the first fatality in a school shooting in 2019, according to Education Week's tracker.
February 13, 2019
Watch: A Year After Parkland Shooting, States Counting on Student Tips to Help Prevent School Violence
A year after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, more states are setting up anonymous tip lines to help prevent school violence. Learn more about their efforts, and the challenges that come with them, in this video report.
February 13, 2019
Watch: A Former Columbine Student Helps Survivors of Other Mass Shootings, Including Those in Parkland
Heather Martin survived the massacre at Columbine High School 20 years ago by hiding with dozens of others. Now, she helps survivors of other mass shootings, including students from Parkland.
February 12, 2019
Joaquin Oliver was one of the 17 people killed in the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School a year ago. His father has used his son's own image in his fight for new gun laws.
December 14, 2018
On the sixth anniversary of a mass school shooting there, Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., was evacuated in response to a phoned-in bomb threat Friday.
December 13, 2018
A teen's plans to attack a school were thwarted when law enforcement reacted quickly to a tip. It's an example of the importance of prevention in school safety debates.
December 10, 2018
Sandy Hook Promise's video details warning signs that a student may act violently. It comes the week of the sixth anniversary of the school shooting in Newtown, Conn.