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Police To Increase Presence At Avon School

Avon Police are increasing security at a local school after what school officials describe as an “unusual incident.”

09/17/2014

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School Safety Tips For Younger Kids

School is back in session, so take some time to go over these important safety tips with your children. This is just the beginning of the conversation, but it’s a great place to get started.

07/21/2014

U.S. Federal Education Secretary Arne Duncan speaks to reporters following a town hall meeting on safety and education reform Friday at the Classical Magnet School in Hartford. (Photo by WTIC's Nicole Jacques.)

Education Secretary Addresses Newtown, Education Reform At Town Hall

United States Education Secretary Arne Duncan spoke to an auditorium of students at the Classical Magnet School in Hartford Friday.

05/24/2013

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Sandy Hook Parents Raise Money To Make Schools Safer

A group of parents who lost children in the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School are raising money to help other communities better secure their schools.

05/16/2013

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Teen Injured At Bridgeport School Bus Stop

Bridgeport police say a teenager was seriously injured Monday morning at a school bus stop as he crossed the street on his way to school on Old Town Road.  The incident occurred around 6:30 a.m.  […]

02/04/2013

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Teachers Union To Release Results Of Survey On Guns, School Safety

The state’s largest teachers’ union is announcing the results of its survey of Connecticut teachers and their opinions on gun laws and school safety.

01/27/2013

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Three Stafford Schools In Lockdown

Three schools in Stafford have been placed in lockdown after a bullet was found  on a school bus this morning. An official in superintendent Dr. Patricia Collin’s office says Stafford Elementary School, Stafford Middle School […]

01/24/2013

President Obama Proposes Sweeping Changes To Curb Gun Violence

President Barack Obama has unveiled the most sweeping proposals for curbing gun violence in two decades, pressing a reluctant Congress to pass universal background checks and bans on military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines like the ones used in the Newtown, Conn., school shooting.

01/16/2013

State Police inspect the area on December 14, 2012 at the aftermath of  a school shooting at a Connecticut elementary school  that brought police swarming into the leafy neighborhood, while other area schools were put under lock-down, police and local media said.   ( DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Newtown Board of Ed Asked To Consider Cops In All Schools

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) _ Some parents in Newtown are urging the local Board of Education to consider stationing police at all town schools as the board puts together its budget proposal for 2013-2014. Three parents […]

01/16/2013

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Conn. AG: No Basis To Hold State Liable For $100M For 6-Year-Old Newtown Survivor’s Trauma, Injuries

Connecticut’s attorney general says there appears to be no basis to support a lawyer’s request to sue the state for $100 million over the Newtown school shootings on behalf of a 6-year-old survivor.

01/01/2013

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