The investigative committee found law enforcement's response to the massacre involved little coordination and no leadership. School faculty, meanwhile, failed to uphold existing safeguards.
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp and his Democratic challenger Stacey Abrams continued their bidding war on public safety Thursday, with Abrams proposing a big pay increase for state police and prison guards, while the Republican incumbent said Georgia will spend at least $8 million more on school safety.
After a rough couple of years, we asked teachers to tell us how they are doing. Their answers were revealing.
Changes to gun laws in Georgia have tended to go in the opposite direction of what Saturday’s marchers would like to see. Residents across much of Georgia value firearms and view government attempts to limit access as invitations to tyranny.
Maite Rodriguez, a lover of animals and the environment, dreamed of being a marine biologist. She was killed during the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas.
Because Uvalde is so small, a local Justice of the Peace had the horrible task of identifying slain kids after the deadly shooting at Robb Elementary School. He says the images will stick with him.
Irma Garcia was one of two teachers killed at Robb Elementary last week. Then, two days later, her husband of 24 years died of a heart attack, leaving their four children without parents.
Nine-year-old Aubriella Melchor said she narrowly escaped the slaughter because she'd been in the bathroom. At a gas station, Christian bikers joined the girl and her mother to pray.
Joe Garcia had dropped off flowers at his wife's memorial on Thursday, The New York Times reported. He "pretty much just fell over" after returning home and died of a heart attack, his nephew said.
"The children!" cries Linda Martinez, a retired pastor who came to the scene with a bouquet of flowers. "So young. I just can't believe it's real. We just have to help each other."
Local and state officials in Texas release more information, while Americans across the nation continue to express shock and grief at the massacre.
The death of children, shot at school, is hard to comprehend. It can be even harder for kids. Counselors say parents should take cues from their kids, listen to their fears and answer their questions.
A moment of silence was held before the announcement, made Wednesday night at a playoff game.