School Climate & Safety Video

Five Years After Sandy Hook, a Mom Who Lost Her Son Fights Gun Violence

December 13, 2017 3:21

Five years ago, Nicole Hockley knew nothings about gun violence or how to prevent it. Then a troubled young man shot his way into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., killing 20 first graders and six educators. Hockley’s son Dylan died in the massacre. She now devotes her time to trying to prevent other school shootings. We spoke with Hockley about her efforts to head-off school shootings, and to find common ground around the heated issue of gun violence.

Video

Curriculum Video Problem Solving at the Highest Level: What Teachers and Students Can Learn From Tammie Jo Shults
Pilot and author Tammie Jo Shults on the problem-solving lessons in aviation that apply to teaching and learning.
3:24
Curriculum Video Planes, Drones, and Mathematics: How One Aviation Curriculum Is Opening Doors for Students
Students across the country are learning problem-solving skills in a curriculum that prepares them for careers in the aviation industry.
Sophomore Byron Barksdale, left, and classmates from Magruder High School’s aviation program examine the inside of a charter plane at the Montgomery County Airpark in Gaithersburg, Md., on April 6, 2022.
Sophomore Byron Barksdale, left, and classmates from Magruder High School’s aviation program examine the inside of a charter plane at the Montgomery County Airpark in Gaithersburg, Md., on April 6, 2022.
Jaclyn Borowski/Education Week
Student Well-Being Video Inside Latino Parents' Push for Healthy, Culturally Appropriate School Lunches
Parents in one Colorado district want to see the same improvements to school lunches that were achieved in a neighboring district.
1 min read
Student Well-Being Video A Parent Looks Back On a Successful District-Parent Collaboration
In one Colorado district, parents advocated for improved school meals, and succeeded in bringing about significant change.
2:41