Education issues

Deputies and federal agents converge on Great Mills High School, the scene of a shooting, Tuesday morning, March 20, 2018 in Great Mills, Md. The shooting left at least three people injured including the shooter. Authorities said the situation is "contained." (AP Photo/Alex Brandon )
March 20, 2018 - 11:37 am
GREAT MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting at a Maryland high school (all times local): 11:30 a.m. A sheriff says the shooter at a Maryland high school has died after a school resource officer fired at him. St. Mary's County Tim Cameron told a news conference Tuesday morning that the...
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Deputies and federal agents converge on Great Mills High School, the scene of a shooting, Tuesday morning, March 20, 2018 in Great Mills, Md. The shooting left at least three people injured including the shooter. Authorities said the situation is "contained." (AP Photo/Alex Brandon )
March 20, 2018 - 11:04 am
GREAT MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting at a Maryland high school (all times local): 10:45 a.m. The principal at the Maryland high school where there was a shooting Tuesday morning told parents last month that the school had investigated threats of a possible shooting and found they were...
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Deputies and federal agents converge on Great Mills High School, the scene of a shooting, Tuesday morning, March 20, 2018 in Great Mills, Md. The shooting left at least three people injured including the shooter. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon )
March 20, 2018 - 11:03 am
GREAT MILLS, Md. (AP) — A shooting at a Maryland high school Tuesday wounded three people, including the shooter, a sheriff's spokeswoman said. Authorities said the situation was "contained" as deputies and federal agents converged on the crime scene. St. Mary's County Sheriff spokeswoman Cpl...
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March 20, 2018 - 10:45 am
GREAT MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting at a Maryland high school (all times local): 10:45 a.m. The principal at the Maryland high school where there was a shooting Tuesday morning told parents last month that the school had investigated threats of a possible shooting and found they were...
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March 20, 2018 - 10:18 am
GREAT MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting at a Maryland high school (all times local): 10:15 a.m. A sheriff's spokeswoman says three people have been injured in a shooting at a high school in southern Maryland, including the shooter. St. Mary's County Sheriff's spokeswoman Cpl. Julie...
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March 20, 2018 - 10:04 am
GREAT MILLS, Md. (AP) — A shooting caused injuries at a Maryland high school Tuesday morning, and authorities said the situation was "contained" as deputies and federal agents converged on the crime scene. St. Mary's Couty Sheriff spokeswoman Cpl. Julie Yingling says there have been injuries, but...
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March 19, 2018 - 8:23 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The brother of the teen charged with killing 17 people at a Florida school was arrested Monday afternoon for trespassing at the same school, authorities said. Zachary Cruz, 18, was arrested at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and charged with trespassing on school grounds, a...
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Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students Alex Wind and Ryan Deitsch, right, discuss the upcoming marches in Washington and elsewhere calling for gun regulations during an interview, Monday, March 19, 2018, in New York. Hundreds of March for Our Lives demonstrations are planned around the world Saturday, sparked by the Feb. 14 shooting in Parkland, Fla. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
March 19, 2018 - 4:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Students from the Florida high school where 17 people were fatally shot last month expect more than 1 million participants in upcoming marches in Washington and elsewhere calling for gun regulations, students said Monday. More than 800 March for Our Lives demonstrations are planned...
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In a photo from Thursday, March 8, 2018, in Detroit, Alondra Alvarez, a student at Western International High School, goes through a metal detector and has her backpack checked as she enters the school. Experts say metal detectors and other security measures put in place decades ago to quell gang and other violence in many urban schools have made them tough targets for mass shootings by troubled students or outsiders. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
March 19, 2018 - 1:52 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Alondra Alvarez lives about five minutes from her high school on Detroit's southwest side but she drives there instead of walking because her mother fears for her safety. Once the 18-year-old enters the building, her surroundings take on a more secure feel almost immediately as she...
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In a photo from Thursday, March 8, 2018, in Detroit, Alondra Alvarez, a student at Western International High School, goes through a metal detector and has her backpack checked as she enters the school. Experts say metal detectors and other security measures put in place decades ago to quell gang and other violence in many urban schools have made them tough targets for mass shootings by troubled students or outsiders. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
March 19, 2018 - 1:47 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Schools around the U.S. are looking for ways to impose tougher security measures in the wake of last month's school shooting in Florida that left 17 people dead. And they don't have to look further than urban districts such as Detroit, Chicago, Los Angeles and New York that installed...
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