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Trump panel recommends guns in schools to keep U.S. students safe

Dec 19, 2018 - 6:15 PM

The Federal Commission on School Safety panel, set up after the February massacre in Parkland, Florida, when a former student shot dead 17 people, recommends schools consider arming staff and using veterans as guards

CRIME SITE. In this file photo taken on December 15, 2012, police guard the entrance to the Sandy Hook School in Newtown, Connecticut. Sandy Hook was the scene of a horrific shooting that left 26 children and teachers dead. Photo by Don Emmert/AFP

DepEd investigates Manila Science High School mercury spill

Mar 25, 2017 - 10:06 AM

Advocacy group BAN Toxics calls on the education department to immediately implement a ban on the use and storage of mercury in schools

Mercury file photo from Wikipedia

Recent bomb threats in schools: 'Are kids your enemies?'

Sep 08, 2016 - 4:37 PM

Hindi naman siguro nila target in [mga] bata kasi mga kabataan ito Kung gusto nilang mag communicate bombing a school is not the best way to do it says Education Secretary Leonor Briones

VERIFY. Education Secretary Leonor Briones urges schools to carefully verify bomb threats they receive. Briones file photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Parents of Ateneo student deny 'kidnap me' scheme

Dec 05, 2013 - 6:53 PM

In statements sent to Rappler the victim s parents narrate how the kidnapping happened and refute the kidnap me angle

No Ateneo student kidnapping, says police

Dec 04, 2013 - 7:39 PM

The Quezon City Police District is looking at a kidnap me angle

Ateneo student kidnapped on campus

Dec 03, 2013 - 9:15 PM

A Rappler source says the suspects were taking drugs while holding the female student captive in her own car