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Sandy Hook Elementary School

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  • Fritz Walker: Accidental child shootings are needless tragedies

    The second anniversary of the massacre of 20 6- and 7-year-old children and their six brave teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary School is on Sunday. It seems an appropriate time to be reminded that every 30 minutes in America, a child or teen is killed or...
  • Memorial To Sandy Hook Victims Still Up For Discussion

    Memorial To Sandy Hook Victims Still Up For Discussion
    The question of where, or even whether, to build a permanent memorial to the 26 victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting is about to take center stage, with some victims' families opposed to the idea. The 12-member Sandy Hook Permanent...
  • Sandy Hook Families Sue Newtown, Schools, Citing Lax Security

    Sandy Hook Families Sue Newtown, Schools, Citing Lax Security
    At least two families of victims in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting have filed a lawsuit against the town of Newtown and the school board, alleging lax security on the day 20 first-graders and six adults were shot and killed. The 66-page...
  • Sandy Hook families sue Newtown, schools, citing lax security

    Sandy Hook families sue Newtown, schools, citing lax security
    Families of two of the 20 first-graders killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting are suing the town of Newtown, Conn., and its board of education, alleging security measures at the school weren't adequate. The wrongful-death lawsuit served on...
  • Legislators Likely To Consider Education Proposals on Charters, Magnets, UConn Foundation

    Legislators Likely To Consider Education Proposals on Charters, Magnets, UConn Foundation
    Legislators say that improving the oversight of charter schools and maintaining the momentum of education reform during a tight budget year are among the key education concerns likely to be addressed this session. Other topics that have been raised by...
  • Second Circuit To Hear Oral Arguments On Gun Lawsuit

    Second Circuit To Hear Oral Arguments On Gun Lawsuit
    The U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday will hear oral arguments in the case of Shew vs. Malloy, a legal challenge to the key provisions of Connecticut's post-Newtown gun control legislation. The lawsuit, filed by a coalition of state gun...
  • Gun Rights Advocates Spar With State At Appeals Court

    Gun Rights Advocates Spar With State At Appeals Court
    NEW YORK — Gun rights advocates wrangled with the state in federal appeals court Tuesday over Connecticut's recently enacted bans on assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines, both of which were among the firearms regulations passed...
  • 11th Sandy Hook Family Files Wrongful Death Claim Notice

    11<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> Sandy Hook Family Files Wrongful Death Claim Notice
    Another family of a child killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School filed a notice in probate court Tuesday that it plans to make a wrongful death claim. The family of James Mattioli was the latest to open an estate, bringing to 11 the number of families of...
  • Two years after Sandy Hook, schools aren't safer

    Two years after Sandy Hook, schools aren't safer
    Two years after the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., it's tempting to think of the horrific incident as a remote, rare event, unlikely to ever hit home. That would be naive. There have been two gun-related incidents in my...
  • Gun can transform dispute into homicide

    Gun can transform dispute into homicide
    Sunday is the second anniversary of the Newtown massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. Thousands of children and teens die each year from gun violence. That's roughly equivalent to a Newtown massacre every three days. The presence of...
  • Small, But Positive Steps Toward Healing

    Small, But Positive Steps Toward Healing
    Parents of children murdered in Newtown two years ago stressed two points to the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission last month. First, they are grateful for the outpouring of love that followed the 2012 tragedy. And second, there is no way that they are, in...