New York Times investigation bolsters Uvalde parents’ demands that more officers be held accountable
Families of the victims killed in the May 24 Robb Elementary School massacre say a New York Times investigation is further proof that more people need to be held accountable for failing to protect their children that day.
At their first conference after the Uvalde shooting, school counselors grapple with supporting students in an age of mass violence
One session on school shootings at the American School Counselor Association’s annual conference in Austin this week drew a large crowd. It discussed the roles counselors play before and after such traumatic events.
Uvalde CISD receives $1.5 million in emergency funds from Department of Education
The money will come from the School Emergency Response to Violence grant which provides short-term funds for schools and institutions of higher education that are recovering from a violent or traumatic event that has disrupted the learning environment.
President Biden, first lady visit Uvalde Sunday to provide comfort, pay respects
President Joe Biden and the first lady Jill Biden will travel to Uvalde on Sunday “to grieve with the community that lost twenty-one lives in the horrific elementary school shooting,” the White House said Thursday afternoon.
Gun used in Texas school shooting found, per city officials
BELLAIRE, Texas – Police have found the gun they believe a 16-year-old student used to fatally shoot his classmate last week inside a Houston-area high school, officials said. Police characterized the shooting in an ROTC room at Bellaire High School last Tuesday as an accident. Teen killed in Texas high school shooting identifiedThe city of Bellaire announced Monday that authorities have recovered the weapon. Surveillance footage shows arrest of Texas school shooting suspectBartlett said the student had taken the weapon from home, and that it was not school property nor issued by the ROTC. District Attorney Kim Ogg said the shooter and victim were friends and that there was no sign that they had been fighting before the shooting.