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Marking One Year Since the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Shooting

Feb 14, 2019

Reflection: Remembering the 17 Parkland Victims

Reflection: Remembering the 17 Parkland Victims

One year after – as families continue to grieve and activists organize to prevent similar tragedies from ever occurring – we remember the students, teachers and staff members who lost their lives, yet whose...

Feb 14, 2019

'Real-Life Epidemic': Parkland Shooting Reshapes K-12 Education in Fla.

'Real-Life Epidemic': Parkland Shooting Reshapes K-12 Education in Fla.

Some students have difficulty trusting classmates outside their circle. Parents say interactions with school staff are more impersonal. Teachers worry that added security detracts from learning. The Parkland...

Feb 14, 2019

Parkland Shooting Spurs 3 Siblings Into Life of Activism

Parkland Shooting Spurs 3 Siblings Into Life of Activism

Last February, Matt Deitsch was living his dream studying at a California university. His brother, Ryan, was about to graduate from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and head to college, the natural next step...

Feb 14, 2019

Year After Parkland Massacre, 17 Victims Remembered

Year After Parkland Massacre, 17 Victims Remembered

Hundreds of thousands of students and adults across Florida and beyond bowed their heads in a moment of silence Thursday to mark the first anniversary of the shooting rampage at Marjory Stoneman Douglas...

Feb 14, 2019

Where Are Parkland Students, Parents, Officials Now?

Where Are Parkland Students, Parents, Officials Now?

The massacre that left 17 dead pushed students, parents, officials and others into the national limelight, something most never sought. A look at where some of the most prominent are today:

Feb 14, 2019

Gun-Seizure Laws Grow in Popularity Since Parkland Shooting

Gun-Seizure Laws Grow in Popularity Since Parkland Shooting

In the year since the deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school, more and more states have passed laws making it easier to take guns away from people who may be suicidal or bent on violence against...

Jan 6, 2019

Experts Focus on Trauma Talks for Parkland Students on Shooting's Anniversary

Experts Focus on Trauma Talks for Parkland Students on Shooting's Anniversary

A group of therapists are holding workshops to prepare a Florida high school for the anniversary of last year's mass shooting. Professionals United for Parkland is offering trauma training to prepare students...

Dec 22, 2018

Parkland Shooting Survivor David Hogg Headed to Harvard

Parkland Shooting Survivor David Hogg Headed to Harvard

A Florida high school student-turned-activist who survived one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history is headed to Harvard. David Hogg, who took a year off after graduating Majory Stoneman Douglas...

Nov 2, 2018

Parents of Parkland Shooting Victim Unveil Billboard in Boston

Parents of Parkland Shooting Victim Unveil Billboard in Boston

Parents of a high school shooting victim are using their son's image on a new Massachusetts Turnpike billboard to advocate for stricter gun control. "If I had attended high school in Massachusetts instead...

Sep 3, 2018

Parkland Survivor Hosts Fundraiser for Jacksonville Victims

Parkland Survivor Hosts Fundraiser for Jacksonville Victims

A Parkland school shooting survivor is helping to raise money for victims killed at a Jacksonville video game tournament. Cameron Kasky and top Madden player Shay "Young Kiv" Kivlen are partnering with...

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