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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Education articles  Education
    What we do — and don't — know about how Robb Elementary School mass shooting unfolded in Uvalde, Texas
     28 May 2022
    It took police more than 45 minutes to intervene in the school shooting that claimed 21 lives. Now the community is demanding answers.
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    Texas Governor Greg Abbott is one of America's fiercest gun rights advocates. Now his state is grappling with another school massacre
    28 May: Texan Governor Greg Abbott has maintained his grip on America's Lone Star state for seven years, and is likely to clinch a third term later this year. For now, he must grapple with yet another mass shooting.... more
    Winners of the Caroline Jones Indigenous Scholarship honour the trailblazing journalist who mentored them
    27 May: When acclaimed broadcaster Caroline Jones died this week, three young women who were winners of the Caroline Jones Scholarship were moved to write about what she meant to them.... more
    Witnesses urged police to storm Texas school during shooting rampage
    27 May: Onlookers say police were "unprepared" for the attack, amid reports it took up to an hour for police to enter the school and shoot the attacker.... more
    What is the latest known about the Texas primary school mass shooting?
    26 May: After an 18-year-old gunman killed 19 primary school students and two teachers, Democrat gubernatorial candidate Beto O'Rourke confronts Republican Governor Greg Abbott about gun law reforms and the shooter's social media activity before the killings is uncovered.... more
    The Texas primary school shooting victims have been identified. Here are some of their names
    26 May: Some were cousins, others were just celebrating making the honour roll days before the summer holidays. These are the names and faces of some of the 21 killed at a Texas primary school.... more
    Uvalde teachers killed protecting students in Texas mass shooting, as Governor reveals gunman's earlier social media comments
    26 May: Police tell relatives that Irma Garcia and Eva Mireles died protecting their students from the gunman who burst into their classroom, barricaded the doors and opened fire with a semi-automatic rifle.... more
    Gunman kills 19 children and two adults in Texas school shooting, several victims in hospital
    26 May: An 18-year-old gunman opens fire at Robb Elementary School in Texas, fatally shooting young children in the deadliest attack on a US school since the Sandy Hook massacre.... more
    Barack Obama, Steve Kerr among those demanding change as world reacts to Texas school shooting
    25 May: Former US president Barack Obama says America is "paralysed" by Republicans, as reaction from around the world pours in over the deadly school shooting in Uvalde, Texas.... more
    What we know about the Texas primary school shooting
    25 May: The killing of as many as 19 children and a teacher at a Texas primary school by a teenager is the worst school attack in the US since 2012. This is what we know about how it happened.... more

     Most Popular Recent Education News
     06 May: Willetton Senior High School student admits stabbing teacher in failed murder attempt planned in online gaming chat ++++++++++++++++++++++++
     04 May: NSW teachers strike over pay and conditions for second time in six months ++++++++++++++++++++++++
     01 May: Ukraine latest: Russia strikes Ukraine's east and south, as civilians evacuate from Mariupol steel plant +++++++++++++++++++++++
     29 Apr: Truancy levels in New Zealand are now some of the worst in the OECD ++++++++++++++++++++++
     02 May: There's a range of reasons students are wagging school ++++++++++++++++++++
     29 Apr: Covid fears are keeping some children away from school, but others are staying away because their parents support truancy +++++++++++++++++++
     03 May: A Whakatane teacher has been censured for serious misconduct after forcing three students at a school camp to strip to their underwear and stand with their noses against a tree +++++++++++++++++++

     Education NewsLinks
      27 May: Scores of buildings share same floor weakness as education ministry's office (RadioNZ)
      27 May: The 22-year-old 3d-printing schools (BBCWorld)
      26 May: Schools using quake-prone buildings as education ministry vacates headquarters (RadioNZ)
      26 May: Private polytechnics in jeopardy after changes to tertiary education funding (RadioNZ)
      25 May: Ministry of education staff working from home after quake risk found in building (NZ Herald)
      25 May: Ministry of education closes head office due to building not meeting quake standards (RadioNZ)
      24 May: South auckland youth following their own ascent up to the heights of everest like sir ed (NZ Herald)
      21 May: Budget doesn't go far enough say pacific community leaders (RadioNZ)
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