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The School Violence topic features news and information to help beat cops and school resource officers reverse the direction of the escalating violence in our nation's schools. Today, with the advent of gangs, video games, and a culture that is marketing violence to our children, school violence is increasing at an unprecedented rate.
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September 04, 2014

US gives $3.1M for Newtown school recovery

The school district is receiving more money for counseling and other services for parents, students and staff members - Full Story
September 02, 2014
School starts in Chicago with more safety officers

School starts in Chicago with more safety officers

Thanks to an infusion of $1M from the city, another 100 "Safe Passage" workers were lining routes in crime-ridden neighborhoods that students walk through to get to school - Full Story
August 29, 2014

Calif. Senate passes new gun bill inspired by massacre near UCSB

Family members and police could ask courts to take away a mentally disturbed person's guns under the bill - Full Story
August 26, 2014

Cop describes helping student shot on Seattle campus

More than 300 pages of police reports on the June 5 shooting describe a frantic scene as officers tried to assist victims who lay bleeding as well as find the gunman - Full Story
August 20, 2014
Calif. cops thwart teens' school shooting plot

Calif. cops thwart teens' school shooting plot

Investigators acting on a tip unraveled a plot to carry out a mass shooting at an LA high school, arresting 2 students who planned to kill as many people as possible - Full Story
August 20, 2014
Los Angeles schools decriminalize discipline

Los Angeles schools decriminalize discipline

Under the new policy, police officers at Los Angeles Unified School District won't arrest or cite students for low-level offenses - Full Story
August 18, 2014
Police: Calif. teen made school shooting threats as prank

Police: Calif. teen made school shooting threats as prank

The teen, who was arrested after investigators served a search warrant at his home, wrote the posts to get a reaction from his friends - Full Story
August 16, 2014

Teen Colo. gunman was deemed not a high threat

The disciplinary records show that Karl Pierson, 18, was allowed to return to class less than a week after threatening to kill his debate coach - Full Story
August 14, 2014

3 charged in gun brought to Atlanta school campus

Atlanta police say charges have been filed against three students accused of handling a gun that led to a school lockdown - Full Story
July 15, 2014

Mo. governor vetoes teacher gun legislation

Legislation would have allowed specially trained teachers to carry concealed guns, asserting that the move could jeopardize student safety - Full Story

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