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Alert Florida Students May Have Stopped A Mass Shooting - Huffington Post

Students who overheard a classmate boasting about a mass shooting plot alerted teachers at their central Florida charter school, and police credited them with helping avert a possible massacre. A 13-year-old student, who told police he was inspired by ...and more »

Open Letter: What the NAACP Should Know About Florida's Charter Schools Ahead of Tonight's Orlando Hearing - The 74

Oliver Brown, a welder, an assistant church pastor and the leading plaintiff in the landmark civil rights case Brown v. Board of Education, wanted his daughter Linda to have a choice about her public school. In 1951, he couldn't understand why his ...and more »

2 central Florida students arrested in school shooting plot - KATC Lafayette News

THE VILLAGES, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say two students who were plotting a Columbine-style attack at a central Florida middle school have been arrested. Sumter County Sheriff's officials said in a news release that the boys, ages 13 and 14, planned the ...and more »

Neighbor: No 'red flags' from boy accused of planning Columbine–style mass shooting in Sumter County - WFTV Orlando

LADY LAKE, Fla. - Two boys were arrested Thursday on charges they were planning to carry out a Columbine-style mass shooting at a Sumter County School, deputies said. A neighbor of one couldn't believe the teen was involved. “I'm shocked,” the ...and more »

Deputies release more details in thwarted Columbine-style Sumter County school shooting - WKMG Orlando

THE VILLAGES, Fla. - Two teenagers were arrested Thursday for their involvement in a plan to carry out a mass shooting at The Villages Charter Middle School, the Sumter County Sheriff's Office said. Deputies said school officials became aware of a ...and more »

Florida teens accused of planning school shooting - CNN

(CNN) Two central Florida teens were arrested Thursday on suspicion of planning to commit a mass shooting at their middle school the next day -- an alleged plot that came to light through rumors circulating among students, authorities said. The boys ...and more »

Students Sound Alarm and Avert Florida School Massacre - NBCNews.com

A potential tragedy at a central Florida charter school was averted when students sounded the alarm that two of their classmates were planning to “shoot up the school on Friday.” The whistleblowers alerted authorities that the accused teenagers had ...and more »

Teens planned 'mass shooting' at Central Florida middle school, deputies say - Orlando Sentinel

More details were released Friday about a foiled plot by a 13-year-old student to “shoot up” a Sumter County middle school. Two teens were arrested and are accused of planning a Columbine-style attack at their middle school for Friday that the Sumter ...and more »

Villages Charter School students arrested after plotting Columbine-style shooting - Villages-News

Two teenage Villages Charter School students were arrested Thursday after plotting a Columbine-style shooting. The male students, ages 13 and 14, from The Villages Charter Middle School were arrested after law enforcement and school officials learned ...and more »

'Far Too Much Planning' Went Into Mass Shooting Plot by 2 Teens on Florida Middle School, Police Say - ABC News

New details have emerged in the alleged mass shooting plot by two teenagers on a Florida middle school. "Far too much planning" went into the alleged mass shooting plan for The Villages Charter Middle School in Lady Lake, Florida, said Sumter County ...and more »