Photo of students taking part in an Active Shooter Response Training exercise at Fountain Middle School in Fountain, Colo.

Teacher Unions: Children Terrified by Active Shooter Drills

HARTFORD, Conn. — The nation's two largest teachers unions want schools to revise or eliminate active shooter drills, asserting Tuesday that they can harm students' mental health and that there are better ways to prepare for the possibility of a school shootin...

School Shooting Suspect Described as Quiet, Smart

SANTA CLARITA — People who knew the 16-year-old boy suspected of killing two students in a burst of gunfire at a high school outside Los Angeles described him as a quiet, smart kid who they’d never expect would...

More Armed Teachers Allowed Under Florida Bill

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida is on the verge of expanding a law that allows some teachers to carry guns in the classroom after the Senate passed a wide-ranging school safety bill Tuesday. The bill seeks changes to a law enacted last year after a gunman kille...
A student, left, reacts after retrieving her belongings inside Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas.

NRA Links School Violence to Ritalin But Experts Deny Link

The National Rifle Association's incoming president has linked school shootings and other violence to using medications such as Ritalin. Retired Lt. Col. Oliver North told "Fox News Sunday" that perpetrators of school violence "have been drugged in many cas...