The Massachusetts Education Board Voted Unanimously Against Arming Teachers in Classrooms

A school board in Massachusetts has voted against arming teachers in the classroom as a response to shootings on school campuses. The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, an eleven-member board, voted unanimously against a proposal to arm teachers in Massachusetts schools, arguing it could make schools “less safe.” The resolution has no legal or […]

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Armed High School Officer Shoots and Kills Attacker After Gunman Shoots Two Students

A high school resource officer shot and killed a gunman at Great Mills High School in Great Mills, Maryland this morning after the gunman shot two fellow students with a handgun. The attacker, Austin Wyatt Rollins shot a fellow classmate, a 16-year-old female shortly before classes started this morning at 8 a.m. He then shot […]

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Thousands of Students Across the Nation Stage Walkout in Commemoration of One-Month Anniversary of Shooting in Parkland, FL

Students across the nation walked out of class yesterday demanding action on the part of lawmakers in Washington D.C., and in state capitals, to stem the tide of gun violence on school campuses across the country. A 17-minute walkout began at 10 a.m. in each time zone across the country, a tribute to the seventeen […]

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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Calls on States to Back Off Student Loan Debt Collectors and Some Questionable Practices

The U.S. Department of Education has told state governments looking to crackdown on unethical practices by some financial companies looking to recoup students’ loans that some of their tactics were unfair and potentially undermine federal authority. The notice came from Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.  In it she wrote that some new state requirements “may conflict […]

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White House Unveils Gun Control Measures

The White House unveiled a framework of measures and initiatives aimed at reducing gun and school violence in the U.S.  They don’t include specific legislation but do make a series of recommendations to Congress, as well as states, to push through stricter gun-control proposals. The White House is encouraging states to provide “rigorous” firearms training […]

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Special Counsel Robert Mueller Has Witness that Contradicts Congressional Testimony on Controversial Seychelles Meeting

Special counsel in charge of the Russia investigation Robert Mueller has gathered evidence that contradicts congressional testimony about a meeting in the Seychelles Islands in the Indian Ocean between Russian and Emirati officials, and an individual with ties to the Trump campaign, according to individuals familiar with the matter. In January 2017, Eric Prince, founder […]

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