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 »

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 »

'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 »

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

Some reportedly were warned to skip school or use a “safety word” to avoid being killed. By Mary Papenfuss. 420. 53. Students who overheard a classmate boasting about a mass shooting plot alerted teachers at their central Florida charter school, and ...and more »

2 Teens Arrested After Planning Mass Shooting at Florida Middle School, Police Say - ABC News

Two male teenagers in central Florida were arrested Thursday after authorities discovered the pair's plan for a Columbine-style mass shooting at their middle school, police said. The unidentified students -- ages 13 and 14 -- were charged with ...and more »

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

Christopher Norwood is the founder and president of the Florida Association of Independent Public Schools and the chairman of the City of Miami Education Advisory Board. Talking Points. Open letter: What the NAACP should know about Florida's charter ...and more »

Florida teens accused of planning school shooting - kfor.com

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, 13 and ...and more »

2 Florida students plotted Columbine-style school attack, deputies say - Los Angeles Times

Two teens were arrested Thursday after being accused of planning a Columbine-style attack at their central Florida middle school, according to the Sumter County Sheriff's Office. The incident started on Tuesday when a school resource officer at the ...and more »

2 Florida teens arrested: What we know about the planned "Columbine-style" school shooting - Mic

Two teens were arrested in central Florida on Thursday for allegedly plotting a "Columbine-style" mass shooting, ABC News reported. The pair has been charged with conspiracy to commit murder and is currently in the custody of the Department of Juvenile ...and more »

Two Teens Were Arrested for Allegedly Planning a Mass Shooting at Their School - Seventeen Magazine

A 13-year-old and a 14-year-old were arrested Thursday for planning a mass shooting at their Florida middle school, according to police. The unidentified male students were charged with conspiracy to commit murder, according to a press release issued ...and more »