School Shootings http://nwpr.org en Police: One Student Dead In Oregon High School Shooting http://nwpr.org/post/police-one-student-dead-oregon-high-school-shooting <div><p>Update: Police in Oregon say 1 student was killed in this morning's school shooting. The gunman is also dead.</p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 17:02:42 +0000 Sueann Ramella 47241 at http://nwpr.org Shooting At Seattle Pacific University's Campus http://nwpr.org/post/shooting-seattle-pacific-universitys-campus <div style="font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; line-height: normal;">There was a shooting at <a href="http://www.seattlepi.com/local/article/Four-shot-at-Seattle-Pacific-University-It-s-5532190.php">Seattle Pacific University this afternoon</a>. As of 5pm Seattle Police believe a lone gunman shot four people before being disarmed by a University staff member. There are reports one person is dead, another is in critical condition and two others sustained less serious injuries.</div> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 00:54:22 +0000 Sueann Ramella 47064 at http://nwpr.org How One Woman's Faith Stopped A School Shooting http://nwpr.org/post/how-one-womans-faith-stopped-school-shooting Antoinette Tuff says her faith guided her through the scariest moment of her life. On Aug. 20, 2013, she was working in the front office of the Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy in Decatur, Ga., when a 20-year-old gunman stormed in with an AK-47 assault rifle and 500 rounds of ammunition.<p>While on the phone with police, Tuff calmed the gunman down. More than 800 students and 100 employees were at the school that day; not one was injured. Fri, 31 Jan 2014 19:46:00 +0000 Tell Me More staff 40781 at http://nwpr.org How One Woman's Faith Stopped A School Shooting Idaho Town To Consider Tax For Stepped-Up School Security http://nwpr.org/post/idaho-town-consider-tax-stepped-school-security <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/01/011113JR_SchoolTax_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho - School districts across the Northwest are revisiting their safety plans in the weeks following the shooting at Newtown, Conn. Now, one district in north Idaho is taking it a step further. Fri, 11 Jan 2013 23:56:37 +0000 Jessica Robinson 21066 at http://nwpr.org Idaho Town To Consider Tax For Stepped-Up School Security Oregon Officials Review School Safety Policies http://nwpr.org/post/oregon-officials-review-school-safety-policies <div id="full_story"><p></p><p>The shootings at a Connecticut elementary school have top Oregon officials taking stock of school policies and procedures. The head of Oregon’s Department of Education, Rob Saxton, says he's reviewing safety with school districts. In ordering flags in Oregon to half-staff, Gov. John Kitzhaber said he supports “the President’s call for meaningful action, regardless of politics.” Sat, 15 Dec 2012 02:12:06 +0000 Rob Manning 19846 at http://nwpr.org Oregon Officials Review School Safety Policies Washington School Safety Chief Reacts To Connecticut Shooting http://nwpr.org/post/washington-school-safety-chief-reacts-connecticut-shooting <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;Washington Governor-elect Jay Inslee says in the days to come he will be listening for ideas on how to prevent the kind of school violence that occurred in Connecticut Friday. Inslee did not indicate if that would include gun control proposals.</p><p> Sat, 15 Dec 2012 00:03:59 +0000 Austin Jenkins 19835 at http://nwpr.org Washington School Safety Chief Reacts To Connecticut Shooting