School safety

FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018 file photo, Fred Guttenberg, the father of Jamie Guttenberg who was killed in the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Fla., left, attempts to shake hands with President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, right, as he leaves for a lunch break while appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington to begin his confirmation hearing. Kavanaugh did not shake his hand. Kavanaugh wrote in a response to questions from senators late Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, that he assumed the man had been a protester. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
September 13, 2018 - 12:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh says he would have shaken the hand of a man whose daughter was killed in a Florida high school shooting if he had known who the man was. A photo of Kavanaugh appearing to refuse to shake Fred Guttenberg's outstretched hand last week went viral...
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FILE – In this May 5, 2017, file photo, Centre County, Pa., District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller, left, announces findings in an investigation into the death of Penn State University fraternity pledge Tim Piazza, seen in photo at right, as his parents, Jim and Evelyn Piazza, second and third from left, stand nearby during a news conference in Bellefonte, Pa. A group of parents, including Jim Piazza, whose children were killed during fraternity hazing incidents are joining forces with national fraternity leaders themselves in an effort to band the generations-old initiations involving binge drinking and beatings that sometimes turn deadly. (Abby Drey /Centre Daily Times via AP, File)
September 10, 2018 - 7:59 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tim Piazza and Marquise Braham told their parents they just wanted to make some new friends by joining fraternities while away at college. Neither got much of a chance: They died before their 20th birthdays, after brutal fraternity hazing rituals. Now their parents are launching...
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September 08, 2018 - 6:35 am
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Marjory Stoneman Douglas's first home football game of the season paid tribute to the 17 victims of the February massacre on its campus, with the number 17 displayed on the field and on every player's helmet. The tributes carried over to the scoreboard. Douglas beat South...
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Aalayah Eastmond, a student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, looks up after speaking before the Senate Judiciary Committee during the final stage of the confirmation hearings for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Sept. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
September 07, 2018 - 2:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 2:05 p.m. A student who survived the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, is urging senators to reject the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Brett...
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September 05, 2018 - 3:40 pm
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the commission investigating the Florida school massacre (all times local): 3:25 p.m. The commission investigating the Florida high school massacre is recommending that at least one police officer be assigned to each of the state's public high and middle schools...
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FILE - In this March 23, 2018, file photo, Jim Piazza speaks about the importance of passing anti-hazing legislation named after his son, Timothy Piazza, a Penn State University student who died after a night of hazing and drinking at a fraternity, as his wife Evelyn wraps her arm around him outside of the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa. Timothy Piazza's parents have settled with Beta Theta Pi's national organization. (Abby Drey/Centre Daily Times via AP, File)
September 05, 2018 - 8:04 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The parents of a Penn State University student who died after a night of hazing and drinking have settled with the national organization of the fraternity he was pledging, their lawyer said. The amount for which Jim and Evelyn Piazza, the parents of the late 19-year-old Tim...
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September 04, 2018 - 1:21 pm
KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — Police say a student found with a gun at a suburban Atlanta college appeared to be mentally unstable. News outlets quote an arrest warrant as saying officers discovered Kenneth Glover with the .45-caliber handgun in his backpack at Kennesaw State University on Aug. 29. Glover's...
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September 02, 2018 - 1:00 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina schools are now required to have an active shooter and an intruder drill each semester. The drills are required under a law passed last spring. The guidelines were sent to all South Carolina schools last month. The school safety law is one of several reforms...
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FILE - In this May 31, 2018 file photo, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks during a visit of the Federal School Safety Commission at Hebron Harman Elementary School in Hanover, Md. DeVos says she has "no intention of taking any action" regarding any possible use of federal funds to arm teachers or provide them with firearms training. Her comments came Friday, Aug. 31, 2018 after a top official in her department, asked about arming teachers, said states and local jurisdictions always "had the flexibility" to decide how to use federal education funds. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
September 01, 2018 - 8:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says she has "no intention of taking any action" regarding any possible use of federal funds to arm teachers or provide them with firearms training. DeVos' comments came Friday after a top official in her department, asked about arming teachers,...
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A woman knees in front of candles and flowers at the scene of an altercation in Chemnitz, Germany, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018. The protest late Monday, sparked by the killing of a 35-year-old German man in an altercation with migrants over the weekend, erupted into clashes between neo-Nazis and left-wing counter-protesters. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
August 31, 2018 - 10:26 am
CHEMNITZ, Germany (AP) — The mayor of Chemnitz sought Friday to reassure foreign visitors, students and investors that the eastern German city is safe, despite violent far-right protests earlier this week. Barbara Ludwig told reporters that "at the moment there's a lot of uncertainty and fear on...
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