Columbine High School

New school year brings focus on security and safety

A more violent, harsh world is increasingly hard to ignore. Sadly, the first day of school in Durango reflects that.<p>Durango schools continue a …

Education

Arizona students' stand on gun control switches to voter registration

Four months ago, hundreds of Arizona students staged a die-in on the floor of their state Capitol to protest for stricter gun laws.<p>Now, many of those same students are working on a new campaign: registering their high school classmates to vote, with the goal of voting out the politicians who have …

Guns

Major retailers are selling bulletproof backpacks, as parents and kids fear more school shootings

Buying school supplies usually means checking off a list that includes notebook paper, No. 2 pencils, colored markers and a ruler. Now some parents …

Guns

School teachers train with firearms in defense class

Story and photos by Spike Johnson | Aug. 16, 2018<p>Deep in dusty North Texas ranchland, the Strategic Weapons Academy of Texas runs a firearms defense class designed for teachers and educational staff.<p>Everyone here is a Dallas-area school teacher. They share similar motivation – a desire to protect …

High School

School Safety Requires Prevention, Not Just Physical Security, Federal Commission Told

While many school safety conversations since the Feb. 14 shooting in Parkland, Fla., have focused on "hardening schools" with physical security …

Education

Tex. Teens Learn How to Survive a Shooting

San Antonio Express-News<p>Aug. 14—The casual chatter between parents and children gathered in a Northwest Side church quickly turned to silence as …

High School

Education - Page 201 | PBS NewsHour

Jun 23<p>High Court Splits on University Affirmative Action Policies<p>By Admin, PBS NewsHour<p>In a set of critical decisions on affirmative action, the U.S. …

High School

WATCH: Female Millennial Panel Talks About Those Big, Scary 'Machine Guns' That We're All Walking Around With

Whenever we talk about firearms there are many various terms that are thrown around but people don't truly understand them. The most obvious ones are …

Guns

Florida lawmakers hope an app will prevent another school shooting

FortifyFL is set to launch in the next two weeks.<p>Six months after 17 students were killed in a school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High …

Gun Control

Millennial women talk candidly about Trump, immigration and guns

"CBS This Morning" teamed up with digital media company Refinery29 this week for M(Y) Vote, a series that explores millennial women's impact on the …

Bernie Sanders

Texas school districts need better ways to identify troubled youngsters

With students preparing for a new academic year, let's ask a very unacademic question: Are our schools taking crucial steps within their power to …

Education

Back-to-school shopping: Bulletproof backpacks, other protection on the to-buy list

CLOSE<p>After the ability to fit a Trapper Keeper and the electronics, backpacks have another highly coveted attribute: The ability to save your child's …

Guns

As schools open, students return to armed guards and lockdowns

The massacre in Parkland, Fla., prompted school administrators across the country to reinforce buildings and security staffs.

Guns

Alleged Sante Fe shooter indicted by Galveston County grand jury

Image 1of/9<p>Caption<p>Close<p>A Galveston County grand jury Thursday indicted the 17-year old Santa Fe High School student accused of killing 10 people in a …

San Francisco Bay Area

Video shows massacre suspect slouched, punching self in face

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors on Wednesday released hours of video interrogation of Florida's school shooting suspect, footage showing the young man slouching in a chair, being repeatedly urged by a detective to speak louder and punching himself in the face when he is alone.<p>The footage contained …

Nikolas Cruz

Patriarch of New Mexico terror center clan called cops on his son and two daughters

A Brooklyn imam once linked to the 1993 World Trade Center blast steered police to a terrorist training center for kids run by his son in New …

New Mexico

The Company Making a Killing Off School-Shooting Simulations: ‘The Officer Becomes the Hunter’

A company headquartered just 30 minutes north of Columbine, Colorado, is at the forefront of an odd subgenre of virtual reality simulators: school …

Virtual Reality

Heartbroken mum of Sandy Hook massacre victim slams Twitter boss for refusing to ban Infowars’ Alex Jones over claims mass shooting was a fake

THE mum of a young Sandy Hook victim has blasted Twitter for refusing to ban Infowars boss Alex Jones over claims the mass shooting was all a …

Internet

Michael Moore’s ‘Fahrenheit 11/9’ Calls for Action, Not Hope

The award-winning ‘Bowling for Columbine’ director tackles Trump, calling him the “last president of the United States.”Political activist and …

Film

If Democrats Can’t Pass Gun Control Laws, They Need To Step Aside, Candidates Say

At a gun safety town hall Tuesday night in Aurora, Colorado, where a 2012 shooting in a theater left 12 people dead and dozens of others injured, …

Guns

Lessons Learned From Columbine Shared With Parkland School Shooting Commission

<b>Follow CBSMIAMI.COM:</b> <b>Facebook | Twitter</b>SUNRISE (CBSMiami/NSF) – Guy Grace, a school-security official whose Colorado community was rocked by the 1999 …

High School

Denver’s March on the NRA helps student activists, counterprotesters find common ground

A group of young Colorado activists advocating for improved gun-control measures and a 19-year-old counterprotester with a Second Amendment advocacy …

Gun Control

March on the NRA Still On, Student Leaders Divided Over Threats

But Ethan Somers, an eighteen-year old recent graduate of Red Rocks Community College who is independently involved with organizing the Denver march, …

Denver

Threats cause student activists to reconsider Denver March on NRA this Saturday

The Converse sneakers extended onto the coffee table and the friendship bracelets bedazzling the arms of the teenage girls on Tuesday night didn’t …

Gun Control

Michael Moore Is Taking Another Shot At Trump; Watch the First Trailer for Fahrenheit 11/9

Michael Moore made a name for himself as a big dog in the documentary world with the release of his anti-gun film <i>Bowling for Columbine</i>, in which he …

Donald Trump

Hundreds of thousands participated in political protests during April and May: study

Hundreds of thousands of people participated in political demonstrations in the U.S. during April and May, according to a new analysis by The …

Rights & Freedoms

Democratic Candidates Should Be Bolder on Gun Control, Poll Finds

“The center has shifted on this issue,” gun control advocate says<p>Gun control has been a third rail of Democratic campaigns, but a new poll suggests …

Guns

Armed Staff Keep Rural Schools Safe When Police Are Far Away, Panel Hears

Proposals to arm teachers and school staff have stirred controversy since the February school shooting in Parkland, Fla., but such plans are …

Guns

Tens of thousands of people protested in April and May — on topics like gun violence, labor rights and science

<i>This is the 16th installment in a series reporting on political crowds in the United States. Each month, the</i> <i>Crowd Counting Consortium</i> <i>will post updates about trends and patterns from the previous month or months. For our counting methods, please see our</i> <i>first post in the series</i><i>. You can find the rest</i> …

Rights & Freedoms

Democratic candidates embrace gun control despite political risks

WEST ORANGE, N.J./NORTH AVONDALE, Ohio (Reuters) - Aftab Pureval, a Democrat seeking to unseat a Republican congressman in Ohio, knows the political risks in calling for gun restrictions – and taking on the powerful National Rifle Association, which has spent more than $115,000 supporting his …

Gun Control