STEM School Highlands Ranch
A slain deputy. A political brawl. A school shooting: How Sheriff Tony Spurlock is handling years of turmoil
Spurlock, the target of a recall effort, says the past several years have been the most trying of his 40-year career in law enforcement. “I’d be OK if I forgot it,” he says of some of the trauma.
Revenge prompted deadly STEM School shooting, unsealed documents say; security guard accidentally wounded studentBy Jesse Paul Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
Lawmakers reject Polis’ $3 million budget request, but agree to bolster threat training after STEM shootingBy Christopher Osher Education Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado learned the danger of glamorizing shooters. Does lionizing student heroes also carry risks?
After two high-profile cases of students fighting back and dying, psychologists warn a shift in school safety could have dangerous ripple effects
The Democratic-led General Assembly is analyzing topics ranging from school safety and college affordability to private prisons and tax breaks
A new state lawmaker’s first session is over. And she got an earful about it at a town hall meeting.
State Rep. Lisa Cutter, who was inspired to run for office after President Donald Trump’s election, hopes listening helps change the current political dialogue
Will Colorado follow other states in enacting a gun-storage law after the STEM School shooting? Those conversations are happening
Democratic state legislators in Colorado are looking at ways to prevent guns from getting into the hands of those who shouldn’t have them, especially children
The sheer volume of mass shootings in America has condemned the victims at STEM to become one more statistic in an ocean of school shootingsOpinion
The school at the center of Colorado’s latest mass shooting is a refuge for gifted, tech-savvy kids who sometimes didn’t fit in elsewhere
Parents are fiercely protective of STEM School Highlands Ranch and fighting back against a narrative that it was a pressure cooker headed toward violence