School Climate & Safety

Sniper Shootings

October 30, 2002 1 min read
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The sniper shootings that occurred over a three-week period this month had an impact on the school lives of more than 1 million students and 65,000 teachers in about 30 school districts, some as far as 125 miles from Washington. After two suspects were arrested last week in connection with the shootings, schools in the region prepared to ease the tight security restrictions they had put in place for the better part of this month.

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