Education Headlines

  • Florida Panthers honor victims of school shooting

    The Florida Panthers have honored victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School with a somber video tribute before their game against the Washington Capitals. The arena video screen Thursday night showed the names and faces of each of the 17 students who were killed on...

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  • Armed deputy who failed to confront gunman at Florida school resigns

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - The armed sheriff's deputy assigned to the Florida high school where 17 people were shot dead has resigned rather than face suspension after an internal investigation showed he failed to enter the school to confront the gunman during the attack, the county sheriff said on Thursday.

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  • White Honor Student, 12, Beat Up at School, Targeted with Racist Graffiti at Home

    A 12-year-old white honor student at the Mastery Charter Thomas Campus in Philadelphia has been singled out by black students and is now scared to go to school. According to a CBS 3 report, a police report was filed three weeks ago citing an incident at school in which Joey Messina was beaten by six black males in a hallway attack. Joey said the boys came after him and punched his back as he lay on the ground covering his face.

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  • Donald Trump maps out plan to prevent school shootings after Florida tragedy

    President Trump mapped out his strategy Thursday for preventing school shootings, a plan that includes raising the age limit for purchasing semiautomatic rifles, arming more teachers and strengthening background checks to keep guns out of the hands of the mentally ill. But part of that plan — arming more school ...

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  • Armed deputy at Florida high school resigns after failing to engage shooter

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - The armed sheriff's deputy assigned to the Florida high school where 17 people were shot and killed has resigned rather than face suspension after an internal investigation showed he failed to enter the school to confront the gunman during the attack, the county sheriff said on Thursday.

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  • U.S. gun lobby slams anti-gun 'elites' after Florida school massacre

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the National Rifle Association lashed out at gun control advocates on Thursday, saying Democratic elites are politicizing the latest mass school shooting in the United States to try to erode constitutionally guaranteed gun rights.

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