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Sandy Hook Elementary School

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  • A grand bargain on guns? Here's how.

    A grand bargain on guns? Here's how.
    A year ago, in the days after 20 schoolchildren and six adults were gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., it seemed for a moment that something had changed in America's long-running cultural debate on guns. A new kind of...
  • Sandy Hook was horrible, but what about 2013's overlooked mass shootings?

    The 48-page report from Connecticut’s state attorney on last year’s Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has been released, and it’s full of horrifying details. Among other things, writes The Times’ Tina Susman, the 20-year-...
  • Why the L.A. Community College District banned guns on campus

    Some months after the Sandy Hook murders, Scott J. Svonkin, elected in 2011 to the Los Angeles Community College board of trustees, heard that a couple of his own campuses were hosting gun safety classes. They had to go, he decided. His colleagues...
  • L.A. Fire Department dramatically overhauls response to shootings

    L.A. Fire Department dramatically overhauls response to shootings
    Los Angeles fire officials are dramatically changing how rescuers respond to mass shootings after a gunman with a high-powered rifle mortally wounded a federal security officer in a shooting rampage last month at LAX. The new goal is to have Los Angeles...
  • Like Sandy Hook, scene of Fort Hood carnage to be demolished

    Like Sandy Hook, scene of Fort Hood carnage to be demolished
    Ft. Hood, the Texas base that was the site of the worst mass shooting on a military installation, shares a similar sad chapter with Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., where one of the worst civilian shooting massacres took place. In both...
  • Boy, 12, opens fire at New Mexico school

    Boy, 12, opens fire at New Mexico school
    A 12-year-old boy armed with a shotgun opened fire at a middle school in New Mexico on Tuesday, seriously wounding two students before a staff member persuaded him to put down the firearm, authorities said. The shooting at Berrendo Middle School in...
  • Heart And Heroism On The Newtown 911 Calls

    Heart And Heroism On The Newtown 911 Calls
    The 911 calls from Sandy Hook Elementary School to Newtown police on that horrible day have finally been released. They reveal great courage. These are remarkable tapes that speak to the professionalism of emergency personnel suddenly thrown into a...
  • Sandy Hook Teacher Is A Glamour Woman Of The Year [Glamour]

    Glamour.Com Reports: When Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis landed her teaching job at Sandy Hook Elementary, she literally jumped for joy. "As long as I can remember, I'd wanted to teach," she says. "It was a dream come true." Five and a half years later, on...
  • Improved care for the mentally ill outlined

    Improved care for the mentally ill outlined
    A panel convened by Gov. Martin O'Malley after the 2012 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., has made more than two dozen recommendations to bolster care for the mentally ill in Maryland. The report by the Continuity of Care Advisory...
  • Columbine shooting continues to cast shadow over schools

    Columbine shooting continues to cast shadow over schools
    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — As she does every day, Kay Cates asked her 10-year-old son how his school day went. He shrugged. "We did math. We did reading. We had a lockdown," the Boulder fourth-grader replied. She froze. When pressed, the boy...
  • Inside Sandy Hook School, Wrenching Tales Of Heroism

    Inside Sandy Hook School, Wrenching Tales Of Heroism
    Natalie Hammond thought it might have been the sound of pipes banging when the furnace kicks in. Other teachers figured a janitor had knocked over a toolbox, or perhaps a stack of metal folding chairs had slipped off a cart, or maybe it was just the...