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Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting

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  • Briefly In Education

    Thurston Middle School named a 'school to watch' Thurston Middle School was named one of 12 "Schools to Watch" in the state, the state schools chief said Thursday. State Supt. of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced Thurston as a newly...
  • No Link Between Video Games, Violence

    No Link Between Video Games, Violence
    The December shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown was a national tragedy in which we all share. After such horrid events, it is natural to want do something, anything, to assert a sense of control over the uncontrollable. Unfortunately,...
  • Schiff: America has hit a 'tipping point' on gun violence

    Schiff: America has hit a 'tipping point' on gun violence
    As the students and teachers involved in the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary returned to school this week, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) begins serving on a congressional task force set up to address gun violence and propose potential gun-reform...
  • Gabrielle Giffords Meets With Newtown Residents

    Gabrielle Giffords Meets With Newtown Residents
    jenwilson@courant.com NEWTOWN -- Former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords, critically wounded in a 2011 shooting rampage in Arizona, met with Sandy Hook Elementary School families Friday afternoon, as a renewed campaign to tighten federal gun laws grew more...
  • Dearth of mental health treatment options leads to emergencies

    Dearth of mental health treatment options leads to emergencies
    Bryan Johnson didn't know he had bipolar disorder until he ended up at the emergency room, where he assaulted a police officer. His family had taken him to the University of Maryland Medical Center because he was acting strangely, staring into the...
  • Teachers In Ohio, Texas Flock To Free Gun Training Classes

    School teachers in Texas and Ohio are flocking to free firearms classes in the wake of the Connecticut elementary school massacre, some vowing to protect their students with guns even at the risk of losing their jobs. In Ohio, more than 900 teachers,...
  • Blumenthal Wants Background Checks On Ammo Buyers; Giffords Launches Anti-Violence Effort

    U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Tuesday that he will introduce a bill to close what he called a "ludicrous loophole" by requiring that people undergo instant background checks when they buy ammunition — just as they must do before they buy a gun....
  • Ed Page On Facebook: DebraLee Hovey Rips Gabby Giffords' Newtown Visit

    The following is an abridged version of a discussion on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/edpagecourant. Jeff Clark: I understand her perspective ... here in New England we don't like strangers or intruders in our communities ... never have been...
  • Was Gabby Giffords wrong to come to Newtown?

    Was Gabby Giffords wrong to come to Newtown?
    Former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords came to Newtown last week for a private meeting with family members of the victims of the Dec. 14 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Giffords was a victim of a mass shooting, too, on Jan. 8, 2011....
  • NRA missed its target on gun ideas

    I'm really disappointed with the National Rifle Assn. After the Newtown massacre its spokesperson really came up short. He did not make it clear that multiple armed guards would be needed in almost every school, especially at larger schools, in order to...
  • Newtown Board Of Education Meets; Resolutely Takes Up Business Of Running Schools

    At the first formal school board meeting since the Dec. 14 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Superintendent Janet Robinson told the members that, since that deadly day, students in all schools have not gone outdoors for recess. Details like...