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Nick Ut / AP

A billionaire philanthropist has donated $100 million to expand an anti-bullying program for grade school students. It is already being taught in 22 of Long Island’s 127 school districts.

Kevin P. Coughlin / Office of N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Governor Cuomo has proposed an expansion to his Extreme Risk Protection Order bill to give teachers the power to go to court to prevent a student’s access to guns, if they suspect the student might bring a gun to school and potentially engage in a school shooting.

Jessica Hill / AP

A Connecticut judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the parents of two children killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting against Newtown and its school district. The lawsuit alleged that the town and school provided inadequate security measures.

Hans Pennink / AP

A bipartisan group of state lawmakers is pushing for an anti-bullying measure that would require schools to tell parents when their child is being bullied, or if their son or daughter is behaving like a bully towards others.

Jay Shah / WSHU

A new partnership between Suffolk County and local schools will set up a recycling program to encourage students to be more environmentally friendly and to encourage students to form environmentally sound habits early on.

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