Active Shooter


Teachers’ Unions Say Active Shooter Drills Need Reform to Protect Student Mental Health

The AFT and NEA have released a paper stating that they do not recommend shooter drills and issued six key guidelines for districts that continue to conduct the drills.

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Accused Shooter at STEM School Highland Ranch in Denver Pleads Guilty to Murder

The 16-year-old assailant, who took part in a shooting that killed one student and injured eight others, will face a minimum sentence of 40 years in prison.

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Two Fatally Shot, One Wounded at Texas A&M University-Commerce Residence Hall

All classes have been canceled at Texas A&M-Commerce through Monday evening as a result of an incident at one of the university’s residence halls, university officials said.

All Too Common

As of July 2019, there were 22 school shootings in the United States in which someone was hurt or killed.

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Parents of Maryland Shooting Victim File Lawsuit Against School Board

The parents of Jaelynn Willey, a student at Great Mills High School who was shot and killed by her ex-boyfriend, say that the school knew of his violent behavior and should have done more to prevent her death.

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Teenager Shot and Killed At Bellaire High School Near Houston

Two suspects were arrested in the case, which the district attorney described as an accident between students who were friends.

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Dallas ISD Increases Security Measures Following Shooting at High School Basketball Game

The district is banning bags at games for the next week and considering the addition of weapons detection devices at event entrances.

Secret Service Offers Training to Hundreds of Pennsylvania Educators and Safety Officials

More than 200 professionals attended the session, which focused on identifying troubled students and preventing violence.



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Parents of Student Killed at STEM School Highlands Ranch File Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Three other families, including that of a student who rushed the gunman at the school in suburban Denver, have also filed suit in the wake of their kids’ psychological injuries.

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How Districts Are Addressing A Growing, Underreported Threat: Shootings at School Sporting Events

There have been at least 108 incidents of gunfire at school sporting events since 2013, according to a New York Times analysis.

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