School Safety

June 11, 2018 - 2:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says a University of Michigan policy prohibiting "harassment" and "bullying" is unconstitutional because it's so subjective. The department sided Monday with a free speech organization that has challenged the university policy in federal court. That...
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FILE - This undated file aerial photo shows the Los Alamos National laboratory in Los Alamos, N.M. The U.S. government has awarded a team of two universities and a research firm with offices around the world a $2.5 billion-a-year contract to manage Los Alamos National Laboratory. (The Albuquerque Journal via AP, File)
June 08, 2018 - 2:54 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Overseeing a top nuclear weapons laboratory that has had security and safety problems will be the responsibility of a new management team that includes two universities and a research firm that does work around the world, the U.S. government announced Friday. The National...
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Tony Montalto, right, father of Gina Rose Montalto, who was killed during the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, and April Schentrup, left, who's daughter Carmen was killed also, speak to members of the media during a break in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission Meeting, Thursday, June 7, 2018, in Sunrise, Fla. The commission Thursday will discuss diversion programs for students who commit crimes deemed minor. Suspect Nikolas Cruz was referred to a program while in middle school but never completed it. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
June 07, 2018 - 7:04 pm
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The school district where the Florida high school massacre happened defended its controversial student diversion program Thursday, telling a commission investigating the shooting that the program has reduced on-campus crime and kept children in school — a claim many members...
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Suspected Dixon High School shooter Mathew Milby is escorted into Lee County court Thursday, June 7, 2018, for a hearing on his case in Dixon, Ill. (Alex T. Paschal /The Telegraph via AP, Pool)
June 07, 2018 - 1:26 pm
DIXON, Ill. (AP) — A 19-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he opened fire at a northern Illinois high school last month. Matthew Milby Jr. entered his plea Thursday in Lee County. He faces felony gun charges and is being held in jail on $2 million bond. Milby is accused of taking a...
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In this Feb. 14, 2018 frame from surveillance video provided by the Broward Sheriff's Office, Andrew Medina, center, is interviewed by detectives following the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. Medina, a baseball coach and unarmed campus monitor, told detectives he watched Nikolas Cruz get out of an Uber and head straight to the building where 17 people would be killed moments later at the school. (Broward Sheriff's Office via AP)
June 06, 2018 - 8:13 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A just-released video interview with a campus security monitor at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School provides new details that may prompt another round of what-if questions about the Valentine's Day shooting that killed 17 people. The video released by Broward County...
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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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