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Arrest reports regarding school lockdowns

We’ve received emails asserting the post regarding the arrests of a former Pensacola High student and Washington High student isn’t accurate. The post is based…

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Guns and school safety occupy Florida politics

On Friday, Florida Gov. Rick Scott held a news conference announcing a plan to revamp state laws after the Feb. 14 mass shooting at Marjory…

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School district changes lockdown notification policy

Escambia County School Superintendent Malcolm Thomas yesterday told WKRG that he has changed the school district’s notification policy regarding lockdowns. “We’ll let parents know we…

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What is school hardening?

On Thursday, President Donald Trump said he supports “hardened schools” to avoid a repeat of incidents like the mass shootings at a Parkland, Fla. high…

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School shooting survivors call for change

By Dara Kam THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE — Little more than a week ago, some of the biggest problems students at Marjory Stoneman…

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Parents cry out for better communication in wake of school lockdowns

Parents took to Facebook to express their frustration with the lack of communication from School Superintendent Malcolm Thomas and the school district regarding the school…

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Scott: ‘We have to make changes’ to school safety

By Dara Kam THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE — Metal detectors at schools, better coordination between agencies and keeping guns out of the hands…

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Third school lockdown arrest involved a juvenile

A Washington High School student overheard a male classmate say that he was glad the police did not locate his gun during the lockdown. She…

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Arrest reports give more details on school lockdowns

The Pensacola Police Department released the arrest reports for Washington High student Malik Anthony Kameka, age 16, and a former Pensacola High student Trashawn Montreal…

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