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April 13, 2015

Amendment Would Honor Sandy Hook Victim

by Christine Stuart | April 13, 2015 1:49pm

Christine Stuart photo Connecticut’s U.S. Senators and U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty said they will seek to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act so that existing professional development funding can be used to train teachers about social and emotional learning.

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January 16, 2015

Sandy Hook Commission Will Renew Call for Controversial Gun Ban In Final Report

by Hugh McQuaid | January 16, 2015 1:53pm

Hugh McQuaid photo Preventing access to certain guns will be a central recommendation of the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission when it completes its report next month after more than two years of work.

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December 26, 2014

OP-ED | Grinches At The Capitol & The Lawsuit To Nowhere

by Terry Cowgill | December 26, 2014 6:30am

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The Malloy administration offered a wonderful gift to Republicans and lazy columnists looking for something to write about just as the holidays knocked on our doorsteps. Rank-and-file taxpayers, on the other hand, might view it a little differently.

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December 15, 2014

Sandy Hook Victims, Lawmakers Redouble Their Efforts To Prevent Gun Violence

by Christine Stuart | December 15, 2014 2:18pm

Hugh McQuaid photo Two years after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, the parents of two of the 20 child victims were joined by lawmakers who recommitted themselves to ending gun violence.

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Sandy Hook Families Sue Bushmaster

by Hugh McQuaid | December 15, 2014 11:48am

Hugh McQuaid file photo (Updated at 12:48 p.m.) Families of nine people killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School and one survivor are suing Bushmaster Firearms, the company that manufactured the weapon used in the incident, as well as the weapon’s distributor and seller.

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December 10, 2014

95 School Shootings Since Newtown

by Christine Stuart | December 10, 2014 6:30am

Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action released a report Tuesday that shows there have been at least 95 school shootings, including fatal and nonfatal assaults, suicides, and unintentional shootings, since the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

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November 21, 2014

Child Advocate Report: Yale’s Psych Recommendations for Lanza Weren’t Sent or Included in Ed Records

by Christine Stuart | November 21, 2014 5:46pm

Even though the parents of the gunman who took the lives of 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School allowed doctors from Yale to share information with the school system, not all of the information was transmitted, according to a new report Friday from the Office of the Child Advocate.

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November 19, 2014

Bond Commission Approves More Money For Sandy Hook Elementary School

by Hugh McQuaid | November 19, 2014 2:28pm

Hugh McQuaid Photo The state Bond Commission approved $5 million in borrowing Wednesday to continue to help the town of Newtown plan and construct a new school on the site of the demolished Sandy Hook Elementary School.

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November 14, 2014

OP-ED | Sandy Hook Commission Homeschool Proposal: Don’t Fix What Isn’t Broken

by Camden Archambeau | November 14, 2014 3:16pm

EDITOR’S NOTE: Introducing Camden Archambeau, a 13-year-old student writer and thinker in Sarah Darer Littman’s essay class at the Writopia Lab.

shutterstock In the wake of the shooting tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, where 26 people were killed by Adam Lanza, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy formed a commission to review and reform policy regarding public safety, especially on school safety, gun violence, and mental health.

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Newtown Parents: Where Have All The Charitable Donations Gone?

by Hugh McQuaid | November 14, 2014 2:49pm

CT-N Almost two years after the Newtown shooting, millions in charitable donations have not been directed to adequately support the needs of the victims’ families, the parents of two murdered children told a state commission Friday.

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