A boy with terminal cancer always wanted to be a soldier so the 200th Military Police Command granted his wish. Khalil Quarles is surprised at his home when he returns from school and a honorary U.S. Army Reserve enlistment ceremony is held for him. Khalil Quarles’ love of the Army started several years before he […]Read More CNN: Soldiers make boy’s dying wish come true
The tragedy in Newtown, Conn. rocked our nation. And for good reason. Rarely – even in a world where such senseless acts of violence seem more and more prevalent – are we faced with a horror the scale of what transpired Friday at Sandy Hook Elementary School. FULL STORYRead More Seattle Weekly: Ralph Fascitelli of Washington Ceasefire Talks Gun Control in The Wake of Newtown Massacre
THE SEATTLE ACTION NETWORK With the school shooting tragedy last friday, and other recent events involving violence and children, The Seattle Action Network is requesting that all schools, businesses and churches come together and discuss these serious issues with our young children. The links below will offer information to help you educate children and young […]Read More Sandy Hook and Educating your children about violence.
President Obama Makes a Statement on the Shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.Read More President Obama Makes a Statement on the Shooting in Newtown, Connecticut
From: PBS.org How can parents and schools keep kids safe, and how can they reassure them when tragedies occur? Judy Woodruff speaks with a panel of experts, including Stephen Brock of California State University, Dewey Cornell of University of Virginia and Mo Canady of the National Association of School Resource Officials. FULL STORYRead More Offering Protection and Comfort for Kids in the Wake of Latest Shooting Tragedy
An official fund for victims’ families, and the community as a whole, has now been established: The Sandy Hook School Support Fund, set up by the United Way of Western Connecticut will provide support services to families and the community. All donations to this fund will go directly to those affected. FULL STORYRead More Help for victims of Sandy Hook Shooting
Darker colors represent higher rates for students suspended or expelled for weapons incidents during the 2010-11 school year, the most recent numbers available. Click on each district on the map for more detailed numbers. see the map here Also from: CNN 10 ways to put brakes on mass shootings in schools A gunman opened fire […]Read More Map: Weapons in Washington state schools