Parents Slam Schools That Don’t Warn Them of Threats

While schools are more vigilant than ever about threats or signs of potential violence, some have faced intense criticism for favoring privacy over informing the community.

  • Published 9 September 2019

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — When officials at a Catholic high school in South Carolina learned that a 16-year-old student made videos of himself firing a gun and using racial slurs, they alerted police, but not parents. After the videos made it into the news over the summer, the backlash came quickly. Outraged parents complained they were left in the dark about the teen's threat to shoot people at Cardinal Newman School while their children were… Read at AP News