School Violence

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School Violence Lawsuits Approved After Emotional Debate

A novel effort to reduce school violence by making public schools legally liable for keeping kids safe has been approved by the Colorado Senate.

04/21/2015

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Hit By School Violence, Colorado Mulls Districts’ Liability

A novel approach to make public schools liable for campus violence under a measure is advancing in Colorado, even as lawmakers from both parties wonder whether liability will prevent the next mass shooting.

04/14/2015

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Colorado Bills Would Study School Violence, Allow Lawsuits

Colorado schools could be sued for shootings under legislation introduced Friday by state lawmakers who say they are sending a directive to education officials to do more to keep students safe.

03/13/2015

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Is It Time To Treat Mental Health Like A Regular Checkup?

Is the recurrence of major problems in society like school violence and homelessness motivation enough for us to look at mental health in an entirely new way?

04/27/2014

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How Should the 2014 Legislature Respond To Arapahoe?

Is there a way that the 2014 Colorado legislature can repsond to the Arapahoe High School shooting in a bipartisan and effective way?

12/16/2013

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Columbine Victim’s Uncle Gets School Thinking About Student Safety

The FBI teamed up with the uncle of a Columbine victim Wednesday in an effort to prevent gun violence in schools.

03/07/2013