School shooting. A 19-year-old injured one victim during a shooting at an Ocala high school. He faces terrorism charges. Washington Post. Associated Press. Ocala Star-Banner. Students at Forest High plan a rally in response. Ocala Star-Banner.
Student walkouts. Students across Florida, and across the nation, marked the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre with marches against gun violence. Orlando Sentinel. Sun-Sentinel. Tampa Bay Times. Florida Today. Naples Daily News. WFSU. Among their demands: A ban on assault weapons. Bradenton Herald. After Manatee County bars protests, students find other ways to voice their views. Bradenton Herald. Meanwhile, a conservative student hosted a Second-Amendment forum. Sun-Sentinel.
School safety. Hundreds of Alachua County parents sign up for active-shooter training. Gainesville Sun. Clay and St. Johns County schools struggle with resource officer funding. St. Augustine Record. Florida Times-Union. Student fighting appears to be on the rise in Duval County. Florida Times-Union. A Fort Myers High School bomb threat is deemed not credible. Fort Myers News-Press. Protesters vow consequences at the polls for Brevard County School Board members who support arming employees through the state’s new school marshall program. Florida Today. School board members are undeterred. Florida Today. Continue Reading →