School Safety

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June 05, 2018 - 6:17 pm
The federal school safety commission set up after the deadly shooting at a Florida high school will not examine the role of guns in school violence, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said Tuesday.
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Cameron Kasky, center, speaks during a news conference, Monday, June 4, 2018, in Parkland, Fla. A day after graduating from high school, a group of Florida school shooting survivors has announced a multistate bus tour to "get young people educated, registered and motivated to vote." (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
June 04, 2018 - 3:57 pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — A day after graduating, a group of Florida high school shooting survivors announced they'll spend their summer crisscrossing the country, expanding their grass-roots activism from rallies and schools walkouts to registering young voters to help accomplish their vision for...
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People arrive for a graduation ceremony for Marjory Stoneman Douglas seniors Sunday, June 3, 2018, in Sunrise, Fla. The Class of 2018 will honor four members who were among those killed in February's gun massacre at the school in Parkland, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
June 03, 2018 - 4:56 pm
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The senior class from the Florida high school where a gunman killed 17 people in February received diplomas Sunday and heard from commencement speaker Jimmy Fallon, who urged graduates to move forward and "don't let anything stop you." Four families were to receive diplomas for...
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June 02, 2018 - 5:45 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After delaying its airing in the aftermath of February's Florida high school shooting, Paramount Network is permanently scrapping "Heathers." Representatives from parent company Viacom confirmed Saturday that the TV reboot of the 1988 movie black comedy about high-school murder...
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Students attend the Santa Fe High School graduation ceremony Friday, June 1, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas. More than 300 seniors at the Southeast Texas high school have received their diplomas with memories of a deadly mass shooting fresh in their minds. A gunman fatally shot eight students and two teachers on campus just two weeks ago. (Chelsey Cox/Santa Fe Independent School District via AP)
June 02, 2018 - 8:24 am
SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — More than 300 seniors at a Texas high school have received their diplomas with the memory of a deadly mass shooting on campus still fresh in their minds. The Santa Fe High School seniors gathered at twilight in the 83-degree heat and 76 percent humidity on the artificial-turf...
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Students attend the Santa Fe High School graduation ceremony Friday, June 1, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas. More than 300 seniors at the Southeast Texas high school have received their diplomas with memories of a deadly mass shooting fresh in their minds. A gunman fatally shot eight students and two teachers on campus just two weeks ago. (Chelsey Cox/Santa Fe Independent School District via AP)
June 01, 2018 - 11:53 pm
SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — In the sweltering twilight on their school's football field, 328 seniors at a Southeast Texas high school received their diplomas Friday with memories of a deadly mass shooting fresh in their minds. The Santa Fe High School seniors gathered in the 83-degree heat and 76...
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President Donald Trump talks with Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, left, and Gov. Greg Abbott, R-Texas, after arriving at Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base, Thursday, May 31, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 31, 2018 - 10:49 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Seeking to comfort grieving families and shaken survivors, President Donald Trump spent more than an hour privately Thursday with some of those impacted by a Texas mass school shooting that killed 10 and wounded more than a dozen on May 18. The latest spasm of violence in a year...
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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos accompanied by first grade teacher Alexandra Lyons speaks to student Ayana Greene, during a visit of the Federal School Safety Commission at Hebron Harman Elementary School in Hanover, Md., Thursday, May 31, 2018. DeVos listened to first-graders share stories about friendship during a field trip by a presidential commission seeking ways to stem a steady stream of school violence. The school specializes in mentoring and counseling as opposed to punitive discipline. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
May 31, 2018 - 5:12 pm
HANOVER, Md. (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos bumped fists with first-graders and listened as they shared stories about friendship during a field trip Thursday by a presidential commission seeking ways to stem a steady stream of school violence. DeVos toured Hebron Harman Elementary School in...
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May 31, 2018 - 12:43 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A former dean at a Boston high school who was known as an anti-violence advocate has been convicted of shooting and nearly killing a 17-year-old student. Shaun Harrison was convicted Thursday of several charges including armed assault with intent to murder in the March 2015 shooting...
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May 31, 2018 - 11:48 am
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey wants school principals and other administrators to be able to access a weapon stored on campus. Ivey on Wednesday announced her implementation of a "School Sentry Program." It will allow administrators in schools that do not have a law enforcement...
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