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Colorado Lawmakers Study School Violence, Mental Health

A legislative panel looking at how to prevent school violence in Colorado started work Tuesday by hearing alarming data about rates of depression among teenage students.

07/14/2015

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Colorado Lawmakers Set To Study School Violence

Colorado lawmakers will begin studying ways to prevent school violence and how to provide better mental health services for students.

07/14/2015

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New Law Will Making Schools Liable For Violence Named For Claire Davis

Legislation to allow lawsuits against Colorado schools when there are shootings or other violence has been signed into law Wednesday by Gov. John Hickenlooper.

06/03/2015

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Colorado Lawmakers Look To Study School Violence

School violence and mental health would be the subject of a study for possible legislation in Colorado with a proposal that’s close to reaching the governor’s desk.

05/05/2015

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Colorado House Approves School Violence Liability Measure

Legislation to make Colorado public schools legally liable for student safety has been approved by the state House after an emotional debate.

04/30/2015

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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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