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Hit By School Violence, Colorado Mulls Districts' Liability

April 14, 2015 by CBS Local

CBS LocalThe bill is a response to several fatal school shootings, most recently a 2013 shooting at Arapahoe High School in Littleton. The parents of the victim, Claire Davis, have said the school ignored repeated warning signs from shooter Karl Pierson, who turned the ...

Colorado bill allowing lawsuits against school districts moves forward

April 13, 2015 by The Denver Post

The parents of Claire Davis, who was killed by a fellow student at Arapahoe High School in a December 2013 shooting, told lawmakers during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing that school and district officials for 16 months had chosen not to disclose ... Although both bills were crafted with input from the Davis family, and were originally written to be retroactive so they could sue Littleton Public Schools for information about the 2013 shooting, the family entered an agreement with the district less than two weeks ...

Father of Claire Davis to district: Provide information, avoid lawsuit

March 17, 2015 by The Denver Post

The father of slain Arapahoe High School student Claire Davis is asking Littleton Public Schools to come clean with information about the December 2013 shooting in return for not being sued, a real possibility given the political will behind legislation that ...

Family student shot dead by classmate who then killed himself beg school to ...

March 16, 2015 by Daily Mail

Daily MailThe family of murdered Colorado student Claire Davis has said if Littleton Public Schools make all details regarding the incident public, they will agree to never sue the school district. Michael Davis, the father of the Arapahoe High School senior who was shot ...

Colo. bills would study school violence, allow lawsuits

March 13, 2015 by The Coloradoan

The ColoradoanThe proposals are a response to the 2013 shooting death of Claire Davis, an Arapahoe High School student. But Colorado has been the site of other notorious school shootings, including the 1999 massacre at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado.

Warrants show scope of Arapahoe High School shooting investigation

October 16, 2014 by The Denver Post

The sheriff's office and the Arapahoe County district attorney's office found no criminal wrongdoing on the part of authorities at Arapahoe High or Littleton Public Schools. But their report, released Oct. 10, showed that administrators failed to act when they ...

Colorado high school shooter kept 'diary of a madman' about bullying

October 11, 2014 by The Guardian

The GuardianAssociated Press in Centennial, Colorado. Saturday 11 October ... Karl Pierson, 18, wrote that he planned the 13 December attack at Arapahoe High School for months to exact revenge for being teased in elementary school, according to investigative reports released Friday. ... The shootings shocked Littleton Public Schools, one of many across the state that bolstered protocols for identifying the severity of threats and fashioning response plans after the Columbine High School shooting in 1999 left 13 people dead.

Report: Arapahoe High Shooter Wanted Revenge For Teasing

October 10, 2014 by CBS Local

CBS LocalThe shootings shocked Littleton Public Schools, one of many across Colorado that bolstered protocols for identifying the severity of threats and fashioning response plans after the 1999 shooting at nearby Columbine High School left 13 people dead. The two ...

Arapahoe High School Gunman Deemed Not A High Threat

August 16, 2014 by CBS Local

CBS LocalLITTLETON, Colo. (AP) – A teen who fatally shot another student at his suburban Denver high school last year had been deemed “not a high-level of threat” after shouting a death threat against his debate coach three months earlier, according to documents obtained ... School districts across the country have bolstered physical safety since tragedies such as the 1999 shooting at Columbine High School in Colorado, but they have focused less on preventative efforts such as how to thoroughly assess a threat, he said.

Teen gunman deemed not a high threat

August 16, 2014 by Daily Mail

Daily MailLITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — A teen who fatally shot another student at his suburban Denver high school last year had been deemed "not a high-level of threat" after shouting a death threat against his debate coach three months earlier, according to documents obtained by The ... 19, 2013 file photo, Arapahoe High School students hug at a tribute site for fatally-wounded student Claire Davis, who was shot by classmate Karl Pierson during a school attack six days earlier at Arapahoe High School, in Centennial, Colo.

Arapahoe shooting not included in state data on school violence

August 6, 2014 by The Denver Post

Colorado lawmakers and parents on Wednesday decried the state's system for reporting school violence after a fatal shooting at Arapahoe High School did not appear in a statewide discipline report intended to give parents a snapshot of campus safety. ... "Whether there is a loophole in the system or not, you know that there are certain things you are responsible for as far as reporting," said Bonnie Simler, a former substitute teacher at Littleton Public Schools whose three children graduated from Arapahoe. State Rep ...

District mum on handling of Arapahoe gunman threat

January 24, 2014 by Colorado Springs Gazette

Littleton was among school districts across Colorado that bolstered protocols for identifying the severity of threats and fashioned response plans after the 1999 shooting at Columbine High School in Jefferson County left 13 people dead. The two gunmen, both ...

Arapahoe Death Threats, Warnings Ignored, Says HS Security Guard

January 18, 2014 by ABC News (blog)

ABC News (blog)A security guard says he warned administrators for months that Karl Pierson, a teenage gunman who shot and killed a classmate at a Colorado high school last month, was dangerous and had threatened to murder the teacher he targeted on the day of the shooting. Pierson, 18, entered Arapahoe High School on Dec. 13 armed with a 12-gauge shotgun, two ... Several calls to the Littleton's department of public schools were not returned. When asked specifically about Rust's comments at a school board meeting on ...

Arapahoe High security guard: Shooter's warning signs ignored

January 17, 2014 by Denver Post

A security guard on duty at Arapahoe High School when a student shot and killed a classmate claims school officials ignored warning signs before the attack. Cameron Rust, who said he joined the security staff last year, wrote in a Facebook post Thursday ...

Total elapsed time: 80 seconds

December 26, 2013 by Boulder Weekly

I don't know whether Arapahoe High School got its armed guard before or after Sandy Hook, but that is beside the point. The important point is that when evil struck it had one. According to press reports, the resource officer was in the school cafeteria when ...

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