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Funerals: Grieving Teens, Raw Emotions After School Shooting

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 14:19
Each funeral for the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High massacre is different, yet the same: the mourning relatives, teens walking in clutches wearing black, politicians paying their respects, media cameras pointing at the entrance from across the parking lot.
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He Wants Chicago Kids to Build the Next Silicon Valley. He's 13.

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 01:13
Eighth grader Ian Michael Brock wants to make sure the next billion-dollar tech company is launched by a young person like him. He’s taken matters into his own hands.
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Computer Science for All: Can Schools Pull It Off?

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 01:12
Citing a shortage of tech-savvy workers, lawmakers and business leaders have successfully pushed schools to offer more computer science. Now comes the hard part.
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For Parkland Students and Teachers, Wrenching Questions Surround Return to School

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 20:10
Teachers, parents, and students face a long and difficult recovery as they contemplate returning to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where 17 students and educators were killed in last week's mass shooting.
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How Many School Shootings Have Happened in 2018?

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 15:41
Education Week is tracking shootings in K-12 schools this year that involve a gun and result in at least one firearm-related injury or death.
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Parkland Students Want to Know: Will the Shooting at Their School Change Gun Laws?

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 22:38
Grief and anger are driving students in Parkland, Fla., to ask tough questions of the adults responsible for protecting them.
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Shooting Suspect Was on School Rifle Team That Got NRA Grant

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 22:21
The troubled teen authorities say killed 17 people at a Florida high school excelled in an air-rifle marksmanship program supported by a grant from the National Rifle Association Foundation.
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Congress Has Failed Our Students on Gun Violence. What's Next?

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 21:33
Enough is enough. The U.S. Department of Education must take action on school safety, writes Deborah S. Delisle.
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West Virginia House backs insurance plan funding

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 20:26
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Suspect was on NRA-supported target rifle team

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 20:26
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