Tag Archives: school shootings

Still At It

We are two weeks into the school year and already each of my children has dealt with a situation of gun violence. For my oldest, it happened just before she returned to college at Temple University in Philadelphia. Police serving a warrant for drug crimes near Temple’s hospital ran up …

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A Holistic Approach

Third in a special Baltimore’s Child series about school safety This past spring, Gov. Larry Hogan approved the Maryland Safe to Learn Act of 2018. Effective June 1, the act requires public schools to have “either a school resource officer or plans for adequate law enforcement coverage” in place by …

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What Now?

First in a special Baltimore’s Child series on school safety Not long after the February shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida, there was a threat against Mary Stovenour’s middle school in Carroll County. The online threat was not real, it turns out, and the school’s principal quickly reassured …

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