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Parkland students arrive on the first day of the school year with $6.5m worth of extra security seven months after gunman Nikolas Cruz killed 17 people

Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School returned to a heavily secured campus on Wednesday as they began their first new academic year since …

Parkland Shooting

Parkland students begin new school year

Students walk to class at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Weds., Aug. 15, 2018, in Parkland, Fla. Students at the school returned Wednesday, to a more secure campus as they began their first new school year since a gunman killed 17 people in the freshman building. Wilfredo Lee, AP<p>Students …

High School

Judge blasts Sun Sentinel for publishing information on Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz

A Broward judge on Wednesday chastised the South Florida Sun Sentinel for publishing legally obtained information about Parkland school shooter …

Parkland Shooting

Stoneman Douglas school year begins six months after massacre

It was the first day back at school at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Wednesday — one day after the six-month anniversary of the massacre that …

High School

For this Marjory Stoneman Douglas student, start of school is ‘beginning of the end’

Barbara Ojago saw her grandson’s first day back at school as the beginning of the end.<p>Her grandson, Emea, will finish his senior year at Marjory …

Parkland Shooting

It's back to school in Parkland -- but hardly back to normal

<b>Parkland, Florida (CNN) —</b> If Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were like any other school, you wouldn't think much of the freshly-painted burgundy hallways or the newly-installed 20-foot tall fences around the freshman building.<p>If this were a normal student body, the eyes of the nation wouldn't …

Justice

Paper's contempt motion up in Florida school shooting case

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A school board is asking a judge to hold a newspaper in contempt in the case of Parkland school shooting suspect Nikolas …

School Administration

A Psychotherapist Explains When It's Acceptable for Mental Health Professionals to Break Patient Confidentiality

Pamela Garber lays out the moral considerations for outing a potentially dangerous patient.I was shaken and transfixed in the aftermath of the …

Liberal View

Ottawa football team to play Parkland shooting survivors

The only Canadian high school football team chosen to take part in a U.S. tournament will face Parkland, Fla., school shooting survivors.<p>Marjory …

Ottawa

Back-to-school buys now include bulletproof backpacks. Are they worth it?

Back-to-school shopping lists usually contain the basics — pencils, notebooks, folders, and the like — but some moms and dads are now thinking of adding bulletproof backpack shields to their lists. It sounds absurd and unfathomable, but this is an option now being considered by many parents, …

Guns

Parkland Shooting Survivor Kyle Kashuv Says 6 Months After Shooting Nothing Has Changed For The Safety Of His Peers

The Florida sheriff leading a state commission on the Parkland high school massacre says there were multiple opportunities to stop Nikolas Cruz during the attack - if only someone had confronted him with a gun.<p>Sheriff Bob Gualtieri of Pinellas County, citing surveillance footage taken from inside …

Parkland Shooting

Author Of Book On Columbine Writing An Account Of Parkland

<b>NEW YORK (AP)</b> — The author of a best-seller about the Columbine school shooting is working on a book about Parkland.Harper announced Tuesday that …

Parkland Shooting

How Robert Runcie enabled the Parkland generation

<i>“Cape Up” is Jonathan’s weekly podcast talking to key figures behind the news and our culture. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher and anywhere else you listen to podcasts.</i><p>“This is a big problem that we’ve gotta get our hands around as a country, and start having some real honest conversations …

Opinion

Parkland students begin new year after shooting, but some still don't feel safe

<b>PARKLAND, Fla. --</b> More than 3,000 students return to class today at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The Florida school has significant security …

School Administration

Should 'Late Adolescence' Protect Young People from Execution?

The years between 18 and 21 are a sort of societal limbo period when, in most states, you can't drink, but you can smoke—and get sentenced to die.<p><i>This story was published in partnership with the Marshall Project. Sign up for their newsletter.</i><p>When 15-year-old Luis Cruz joined the Latin Kings in …

Parkland Shooting

Nikolas Cruz's And His Brother Talk After The Parkland School Shooting

Aug 13, 2018<p>Nikolas Cruz's And His Brother Talk After The Parkland School Shooting<p>[ VIDEO ] Newly released video shows Zachary Cruz telling his …

Parkland Shooting

After Cruz report, pressure increases on Broward Schools chief to resign

Calls for Broward County Public Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie to resign are growing in the wake of an independent report that found the …

School Administration

Watch: Kashuv Producing Own Ads To Take Down ‘Complicit’ School Board Members

Kyle Kashuv is a 16-year-old survivor of the February 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, and will be starting his senior year this …

School Administration

The Wahhaj Family Compound And Their Dem-Connected Father

It turns out the man arrested for running a Muslim terrorist training compound in rural New Mexico is the son of an influential Democrat-connected …

World Trade Center

Peter Strzok fired: Will the FBI now tackle its institutional crises?

Peter Strzok, the FBI official who displayed gross incompetence and extreme bias in pursuing his duties as the Bureau’s deputy assistant director of …

Donald Trump

Broward County School Board Gets Hit With Anti-SLAPP Suit After Trying To Punish Paper For Exposing Its Redaction Failure

Last week, the Broward County School Board went after a Florida newspaper, claiming it should be held in contempt of court for publishing information …

School Administration

NY street honors teacher killed in Florida school massacre

DIX HILLS, N.Y. — A street in New York’s Long Island has been named for a teacher killed after helping shield students from the gunman in last winter’s school shooting in Parkland, Florida.<p>The street where Scott Beigel grew up in Dix Hills, New York, was dedicated as “Scott J. Beigel Way” on …

Florida

Start your Monday smart: Manafort, Brexit, wildfire tour, school starts in Parkland

<b>(CNN) —</b> No moon? No problem. Tonight's dark sky will make the spectacle of the annual Perseid meteor shower even more scintillating.<p>Here's what else you need to know to <b>Start Your Week Smart</b>. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.)<p>ALL THIS …

World News

Emma González had the most savage response to the NRA going broke

In one beautiful example of karma, the National Rifle Association recently announced it’s losing money. (Cue the world’s smallest violin.) The NRA …

Guns

Authorities Were Warned About the Suspected California Arsonist for 3 Years

The suspected arsonist is 51-year-old Forrest Gordon Clark, whose cabin in Holy Jim Canyon is the only structure in the area to remained untouched by …

Crime

A mission with an alarming twist

How we love fretting about the wrong thing. While the country convulses itself about Islamic face veils, a truly disturbing event, affecting our …

Religion

Back-to-School Shopping for Districts: Armed Guards, Cameras and Metal Detectors

PARKLAND, Fla. — Fortified by fences and patrolled by more armed personnel, schools will open their doors to students for the start of the new year with a heightened focus on security intended to ease fears about deadly campus shootings.<p>The massacre in Parkland, Fla., one of the most lethal in …

Guns

Central Florida schools get millions of dollars for mental-health services after Parkland shooting

After years of “begging” the Legislature for more resources, Central Florida schools are getting millions of dollars to spend on mental health …

Mental Health

Parkland shooting investigator says Cruz could have been stopped if there was 'somebody in there with a gun'

The Florida sheriff leading a state commission on the Parkland high school massacre says there were multiple opportunities to stop Nikolas Cruz during the attack – if only someone had confronted him with a gun.<p>Sheriff Bob Gualtieri of Pinellas County, citing surveillance footage taken from inside …

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Parkland Survivor Emma Gonzalez On ‘Daily Show’: Urges Young People To Vote In 2018 Midterm Elections

March For Our Lives activists Emma Gonzalez and Matt Deitsch stopped by ‘The Daily Show’ to discuss the importance of youth voting in the midterm …

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