Sandy Hook Elementary School http://wwno.org en Educators Must Lead the Gun Control Debate http://wwno.org/post/educators-must-lead-gun-control-debate <p>In the wake of the Newtown massacre, where are the school groups lobbying for new gun control laws? At best, the American Federation of Teachers and the National Education Association are defensively protecting schools, as if they are forts, from the encroachment of gun lobbyists and activists who want more guns in schools. Educators know that firearm-free zones, while not perfect, create the best learning environments. Schools and colleges can teach gun advocates that taking a stand doesn’t require a gun.</p> Fri, 21 Dec 2012 22:52:00 +0000 Andre Perry 25544 at http://wwno.org Memorial Planned for Sandy Hook Victims http://wwno.org/post/memorial-planned-sandy-hook-victims <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A memorial service is planned Saturday at Riverdale High School for victims of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Jefferson Parish school officials say a willow tree will be planted at the school in ceremonies set for 11 a.m.</p> Fri, 21 Dec 2012 22:52:00 +0000 The Associated Press 25547 at http://wwno.org Tulane Expert Says Colleagues Best Help For Sandy Hook First Responders http://wwno.org/post/tulane-expert-says-colleagues-best-help-sandy-hook-first-responders <p>As the nation continues mourning the killings at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, first responders are getting help in coping with what they saw.&nbsp;A Tulane University expert on post-traumatic stress says their colleagues are the best source of help.</p><p> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 25178 at http://wwno.org