School Shooting

Read: Oxford Schools Whistleblowers: District Failed to Implement Threat Assessment Policy

Oxford Schools Whistleblowers: District Failed to Implement Threat Assessment Policy

Two ex-school board members claim the district didn’t use its own threat assessment guidelines in the months leading up to last year’s Oxford High School shooting.

Read: Seattle Students Rally for More School Mental Health Counselors, Gun Safety

Seattle Students Rally for More School Mental Health Counselors, Gun Safety

The protest was prompted by the fatal on-campus shooting of a 17-year-old high school student last week.

Read: UPDATE: 3 Dead, 2 Injured in University of Virginia Shooting

UPDATE: 3 Dead, 2 Injured in University of Virginia Shooting

The three deceased victims have been identified as UVA football players.

Read: CU Boulder Receives $2 Million Grant to Support Colorado K-12 Schools

CU Boulder Receives $2 Million Grant to Support Colorado K-12 Schools

The STOP School Violence grant funding will help schools implement anti-bullying programs and mental health resources to prevent violence.

Read: Texas Education Agency Releases Draft School Safety Recommendations

Texas Education Agency Releases Draft School Safety Recommendations

The proposed rules include default locking on exterior doors, numbering systems on exterior doors, and panic alarms, among other things.

Read: Parkland Shooter Gets Life in Prison Without Parole

Parkland Shooter Gets Life in Prison Without Parole

Last month, in a 9-3 vote, a jury favored the death penalty over life in prison but Florida law requires a unanimous vote for execution.

Read: Uvalde Families, Leaders Call for Texas DPS Director to Resign

Uvalde Families, Leaders Call for Texas DPS Director to Resign

Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steve McCraw said DPS “did not fail the community, plain and simple.”

Read: Family Sought Treatment for St. Louis School Shooter, Removed Gun from Home

Family Sought Treatment for St. Louis School Shooter, Removed Gun from Home

Authorities said the teen’s family did “everything they could have possibly done,” including getting him therapy and on medication.

Read: Uvalde Teacher Wrongly Accused of Leaving Door Open Suffers from Tremors, Depression

Uvalde Teacher Wrongly Accused of Leaving Door Open Suffers from Tremors, Depression

In a press conference, Texas authorities originally claimed Amy Marin left a door propped open, giving the gunman access to the school.

Read: Survey: 32% of K-12 Parents Worried About School Shootings

Survey: 32% of K-12 Parents Worried About School Shootings

The survey responses often varied based on several demographics, including race, ethnicity, income, and political leanings.

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