Education

  • May 20, 1999   BY Admin 

    A sophomore on the final day of classes opened fire at his high school in Conyers, Georgia Thursday. Continue reading

  • May 20, 1999  

    One month after two students opened fire, killing classmates and a teacher in Columbine, Colorado, there was a different school shooting in a Georgia. This time, none of the victims died. NewsHour essayists respond to the tragedies. Continue reading

  • May 7, 1999  

    Chief Correspondent Elizabeth Farnsworth moderates a discussion among Denver area parents and teachers in the aftermath of the Littleton shootings. Continue reading

  • May 5, 1999  

    The tragedy in Littleton, CO has brought new awareness to issues of teen culture and the tense school atmosphere that can lead to violence. In the first of two discussions about responsibility, Elizabeth Farnsworth talks with Denver high school students. Continue reading

  • May 3, 1999  

    The school shootings in Littleton, CO have led to copycat crimes and a new awareness that all US schools need to rethink how they deal with violence and conflict between dfferent groups. Continue reading

  • April 30, 1999  

    According to law enforcement officials, live television coverage of police emergencies may run the risk of compromising the safety of those at the scene. Media correspondent Terence Smith takes a look at what some police departments and media outlets are doing to minimize the danger. Continue reading

  • April 29, 1999  

    Correspondent Spencer Michels reports on Thursday’s events in Denver. Continue reading

  • April 26, 1999  

    Correspondent Jeffrey Kaye provides an update from Denver on the latest developments in the Columbine High school shootings, along with a look at Monday’s funeral service for a former teacher who was killed in the tragedy. Continue reading

  • April 22, 1999  

    President Clinton spent some time Thursday talking about school violence with students at T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, VA. Continue reading

  • April 22, 1999  

    Many are asking what actions could have been taken to prevent the school shootings in Littleton, CO. Betty Ann Bowser talks with four award-winning teachers about the problem. Continue reading