TITLE

Shootings Revive Debates on Security

AUTHOR(S)
Shah, Nirvi; Maxwell, Lesli A.; Sparks, Sarah D.; Ujifusa, Andrew; Zubrzycki, Jaclyn
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
Education Week;1/9/2013, Vol. 32 Issue 15, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the December 14, 2012 school shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, noting how the incident has sparked federal and state debates on the issues of gun control and school security. The article notes proposals from various organizations, including the National Rifle Association (NRA), highlights comments on the situation from U.S. President Barack Obama and Education Secretary Arne Duncan, and provides statistics on school shootings and violence.
ACCESSION #
84698532

 

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