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Responding to School Tragedy

Sunday, February 9, 2014

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By Dr. Amy Burkman, Senior Manager of Assessment and Accreditation, School of Education, and Dr. Vincent A. Giordano, Program Director, Criminal Justice at American Public University

On Friday, December 13, 2013, a student opened fire in a quiet suburban Colorado high school just after noon. This event mirrored the many other school shootings that have taken place in our country, and ended quickly and with immense confusion and widespread fear.

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