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Secret Service guides schools on assessing student threat


The U.S. Secret Service offered help Thursday to school districts struggling with how to recognize students at risk of becoming the next school shooter.

Five months after an expelled student was charged with opening fire at his former Parkland, Florida, high school, killing 17 people, guidance being distributed nationwide focuses not just on identifying troubled students, but assessing their risk of becoming violent.

It's meant to be part of the comprehensive safety plans that schools follow to secure their buildings and respond to emergencies.

"The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shoo...

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