New Nonprofit – Teachers Rising Up – Aims To Give Counseling To Survivors Of School ViolenceA new non-profit is forming in the Denver metro with a mission to improve counseling services for students, parents, and teachers affected by violence in schools. It's called Teachers Rising Up.
Poll: Bullying, Not Schools, Blamed For ShootingsTwenty years after the Columbine High School shooting made practicing for armed intruders as routine as fire drills, many parents have only tepid confidence in the ability of schools to stop a gunman, according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.
Parents Question Whether Shooting Drills Traumatize KidsThe drills began taking shape after the Columbine High School shooting in 1999. But 20 years later, parents are increasingly questioning elements of the practice, including whether the drills traumatize kids.
Denver Public Schools Spends Millions To Improve School Safety; Plans Surprise DrillsThe drills are intended to make sure students and staff are prepared to act quickly if there is a threat on campus.
More Schools Banning Backpacks As Students Return To ClassAs parents and children around the country begin heading back to class, more and more schools are banning backpacks from their buildings.
Chilling School Shooting 'Lockdown' Nursery Rhyme Goes ViralA "jarring" nursery rhyme posted in a Massachusetts classroom to help prepare young children for a lockdown has gone viral.
Former Columbine Principal 'Inspired' By Students Fighting For ChangeFrank DeAngelis says he still remembers the Columbine school shooting that happened 19 years ago like it was yesterday.
Colorado High Schoolers Stage Walkout In Solidarity With ParklandStudents in Parker walked out of class to raise awareness about being safe in school.
Coffman Booed As Some Coloradans Demand Action On GunsGrumbling and jeers met Rep. Mike Coffman's request for a moment of silence at his town hall for the 17 people killed in the Florida school shooting.
Student Invents Tool To Save Lives During A School ShootingHigh School student Justin Rivard created the "JustinKase" in his shop class after being motivated by recent deadly school shootings.
Colorado's 'Safe2Tell' Stops Planned Attacks, Prevents SuicidesSafe2Tell.org allows anyone to anonymously report concerns about possible school violence in Colorado.
Kentucky Governor Says Shootings Are A "Cultural Problem"Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin called on Americans Friday to "wake up."
New Law Will Making Schools Liable For Violence Named For Claire DavisLegislation to allow lawsuits against Colorado schools when there are shootings or other violence has been signed into law Wednesday by Gov. John Hickenlooper.
Things To Know At The Colorado Capitol The WeekWith less than two weeks to go, lawmakers are scrambling like they do every year to finish all their work before the legislative session ends May 6.
Colorado Bills Would Study School Violence, Allow LawsuitsColorado 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.