6 out of 10 N.Y. superintendents say schools safer since Newtown

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Thursday, December 12, 2013

It's snowing everywhere. Except here. North Redfield got 16 inches on Tuesday. We're looking at something like 2 to 6 inches. Sigh.

It's Regional Economic Development Council day in Albany, when businesses and localities find out which projects get millions of dollars in grants and other government help. But not all the winners end up cashing in the goods. The festivities, led by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, begin at 10:30 a.m.

A survey of the state's superintendents shows 6 out of 10 school leaders believe their schools are safer than they were a year ago in the wake of the shootings at a elementary school in Newtown, Conn.

What's happened to gun laws since Newtown? The New York Times illustrates the changes.

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