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Uvalde School Officials Brief Parents On Security Changes For New Year

Parents on Monday night received an update from the school district on security upgrades for the coming year.

Uvalde School Officials Brief Parents On Security Changes For New Year
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Students in Uvalde, Texas, head back to school next week for the first time since the mass shooting in May at Robb Elementary.

Gunman Kills At Least 19 Children, 2 Adults At Texas Elementary School

Gunman Kills At Least 19 Children, 2 Adults At Texas Elementary School

It's the deadliest shooting at a U.S. grade school since a gunman killed 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut.

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Parents on Monday night received an update from the school district on security upgrades for the coming year.

Among the changes: more counselors on campus, fencing around schools and more security cameras.

Uvalde Parents Demand Change After School Shooting

Uvalde Parents Demand Change After School Shooting

Uvalde parents called for resignation or greater accountability from school Superintendent Hal Harrell Monday.

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Nearly three dozen troopers from the Texas Department of Public Safety will also be stationed at the district's eight schools. But some parents are taking little comfort in that after police waited 77 minutes to engage the Robb Elementary gunman.

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Uvalde School Shooting Video Fuels Anger At Law Enforcement

Local elected officials and an attorney for 19 Uvalde families share their thoughts as law enforcement is shown in video footage of the mass shooting.

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Nineteen children and two teachers were killed in the shooting.

Lawyers for several parents threatened last week to file a $27 billion lawsuit over security failures that day.