Colorado school faces accusation that it could have prevented shooting

Friday, January 24, 2014

Sometimes a kid is just mouthing off. Sometimes he could become the next school shooter. How do teachers and principals know the difference?

The short but disquieting answer: They might not.

In post-Columbine America, where school shootings seem to come with frightening frequency, safety experts say no report of trouble should be ignored — threats against faculty or fellow students, erratic behavior, unusual fascination with weaponry.

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