Education issues

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting survivor Maddy Wilford, left, wipes a tear as her father David looks on during a press conference at Broward Health North in Deerfield Beach, Fla., Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)
February 26, 2018 - 3:14 pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The sheriff's deputy assigned to guard the Florida high school that was the scene of a mass shooting never entered the building to confront the suspect because he believed the gunfire was coming from outside, his attorney said Monday. Scot Peterson has been called a coward and...
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Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting survivor Maddy Wilford, left, wipes a tear as her father David looks on during a press conference at Broward Health North in Deerfield Beach, Fla., Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)
February 26, 2018 - 3:07 pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The sheriff's deputy assigned to guard the Florida high school that was the scene of a mass shooting never entered the building to confront the suspect because he believed the gunfire was coming from outside, his attorney said Monday. Scot Peterson has been called a coward and...
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A man signs a banner as people pay tribute at a memorial for the victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018, in Parkland, Fla. Thousands of students joined their parents in walking past the three-story building at the Florida high school where the Feb. 14 shooting took place. It is now cordoned off by a chain link fence that was covered with banners from other schools showing their support. (David Santiago/Miami Herald via AP)
February 26, 2018 - 2:56 pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The sheriff's deputy assigned to guard the Florida high school that was the scene of a mass shooting never entered the building to confront the suspect because he believed the gunfire was coming from outside, his attorney said Monday. Scot Peterson has been called a coward and...
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A man signs a banner as people pay tribute at a memorial for the victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018, in Parkland, Fla. Thousands of students joined their parents in walking past the three-story building at the Florida high school where the Feb. 14 shooting took place. It is now cordoned off by a chain link fence that was covered with banners from other schools showing their support. (David Santiago/Miami Herald via AP)
February 26, 2018 - 2:38 pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The sheriff's deputy assigned to guard the Florida high school that was the scene of a mass shooting never entered the building to confront the suspect because he believed the gunfire was coming from outside, his attorney said Monday. Scot Peterson has been called a coward and...
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First lady Melania Trump smiles as she arrives for a Governors' Spouses' Luncheon in the East Room of the White House, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 26, 2018 - 2:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump said Monday she has been "heartened" to see children nationwide speaking out after the Florida school shooting and trying to effect change. She said children are the future and "they deserve a voice." At a White House luncheon, the first lady offered thoughts and...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with the members of the National Governors Association in the State Dining Room of the White House, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
February 26, 2018 - 2:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump told the nation's governors on Monday that he would have rushed in unarmed to aid students and teachers during the deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school. "You don't know until you're tested but I think I really believe I'd run in there even if I didn...
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A man signs a banner as people pay tribute at a memorial for the victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018, in Parkland, Fla. Thousands of students joined their parents in walking past the three-story building at the Florida high school where the Feb. 14 shooting took place. It is now cordoned off by a chain link fence that was covered with banners from other schools showing their support. (David Santiago/Miami Herald via AP)
February 26, 2018 - 1:58 pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The very first responder to a Florida high school shooting that killed 17 people said Monday he never entered the building to confront the suspect because he believed the gunfire was coming from outside. Scot Peterson, the armed deputy assigned to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High...
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A man signs a banner as people pay tribute at a memorial for the victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018, in Parkland, Fla. Thousands of students joined their parents in walking past the three-story building at the Florida high school where the Feb. 14 shooting took place. It is now cordoned off by a chain link fence that was covered with banners from other schools showing their support. (David Santiago/Miami Herald via AP)
February 26, 2018 - 1:52 pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The very first responder to a Florida high school shooting that killed 17 people said Monday he never entered the building to confront the suspect because he believed the gunfire was coming from outside. Scott Peterson, the armed deputy assigned to Marjory Stoneman Douglas...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with the members of the National Governors Association in the State Dining Room of the White House, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
February 26, 2018 - 1:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump told the nation's governors on Monday that he would have rushed in to aid students and teachers during the deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school. "You don't know until you're tested but I think I really believe I'd run in there even if I didn't have...
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President Donald Trump speaks during an event with members of the the National Governors Association in the State Dining Room of the White House, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
February 26, 2018 - 1:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's meeting with the nation's governors (all times local): 1 p.m. Melania Trump says she has been "heartened" to see children "across this country" speaking out after the deadly shooting at a Florida high school. The first lady says children are...
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