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It's the worst school shooting in Texas history and the deadliest in the U.S. since 2012.
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Police walk near Robb Elementary School following a shooting, Tuesday, May 24, 2022, in Uvalde, Texas.
Police on the scene near Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, following a mass shooting that killed at least 19 students and two teachers.
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School Climate & Safety Opinion A Devastated Teacher's Plea for Gun Reform
I spent my whole teaching career preparing for a school shooting. I don’t want my newborn son to start school with the same threat.
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The archbishop of San Antonio, Gustavo Garcia-Siller, comforts families outside the Civic Center following a deadly school shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, Tuesday, May 24, 2022.
The archbishop of San Antonio, Gustavo Garcia-Siller, comforts families following a deadly school shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, on Tuesday, May 24, 2022.
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School Climate & Safety Interactive School Shootings This Year: How Many and Where
The incident in Uvalde, Texas, brings the number of school shootings this year to 27.
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Teaching Profession Teachers Often Don't Get Lunch or Bathroom Breaks. That's Why Some States Guarantee Them
As concerns about keeping teachers mount, could laws assuring duty-free breaks help?
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Student Well-Being What the Research Says COVID Vaccination Rates for Kids Are Stalling. What It Means for Schools
What's a school to do when just 1 in 3 elementary students are on track to be fully vaccinated by the end of the school year?
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School & District Management Opinion Principals: Supporting Your Teachers Doesn't Have to Be Such Hard Work
Principals can show teachers they care by something as simple as a visit to their classrooms or a pat on the back.
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The consumer protection agency vowed to keep checks on an industry it said is "dominated by the commercial surveillance business model."
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