Sandy Hook http://tpr.org en For Sandy Hook Killer's Father, Tragedy Outweighs Love For His Son http://tpr.org/post/sandy-hook-killers-father-tragedy-outweighs-love-his-son We still don't know why Adam Lanza killed his mother, then 20 children and six teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary School before turning a gun on himself in December 2012. But we do know more about Lanza's life, what his doctors had to say about him and what his parents did to try to help him.<p>His father, Peter Lanza, broke his media silence by granting a series of interviews to writer Andrew Solomon. They met six times for interviews that lasted up to seven hours. Thu, 13 Mar 2014 20:07:00 +0000 editor 28221 at http://tpr.org For Sandy Hook Killer's Father, Tragedy Outweighs Love For His Son How The Newtown Shooting Is Affecting School Safety In Texas http://tpr.org/post/how-newtown-shooting-affecting-school-safety-texas <p></p><p>Texas Matters: After reviewing school district safety audits, the attorney general's office found that 78 Texas school districts were not compliant with the law. The Newtown tragedy is also having an effect in San Antonio school districts, where two students who were making jokes about bomb threats and shootings on their own campuses were arrested. Texas Monthly crowns its 2012 Bum Steer of the Year: Lance Armstrong.</p><p> Fri, 21 Dec 2012 17:25:43 +0000 David Martin Davies 3661 at http://tpr.org How The Newtown Shooting Is Affecting School Safety In Texas Texas School Districts Failing To Comply With Required Safety Audits http://tpr.org/post/texas-school-districts-failing-comply-required-safety-audits <p><strong>[Update: Thursday, Dec. 20]</strong> The Texas School Safety Center, located at Texas State University in San Marcos, now says there are only 29 schools not in compliance with the safety audits.</p><p>This is down from the 78 total districts who did not meet the Texas Education Code safety requirement -- 38 that did not report, and 40 that were not fully compliant. The center said that slow paperwork is to blame for those schools that are now cleared.</p> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 21:18:06 +0000 David Martin Davies 3439 at http://tpr.org Texas School Districts Failing To Comply With Required Safety Audits