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Two years after Sandy Hook, schools aren't safer
Two years after Sandy Hook, schools aren't safer

Two years after the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., it's tempting to think of the horrific incident as a remote, rare event, unlikely to ever hit home. That would be naive. There have been two gun-related incidents in my children's Baltimore County school district in the past two years alone. In 2012, a student at Perry Hall High School fired a gun into the cafeteria mid-morning, injuring a classmate. And just last month, police uncovered a student's plot to attack the George Washington Carver Center for the Arts and Technology, a highly esteemed arts magnet high school — barely a mile from my home — using a gun stolen from his...

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