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Charlotte-area students, including these at Independence High School, joined thousands across America in walking out of school at 10 a.m. to mourn the victims of the Stoneman Douglas High shooting and demand safer schools.
Kristina Carlevatti, the auto mechanics instructor at the high school for the last six years, has always hoped for more girls in the classes. About 16 girls signed up this year after the school offered an introductory class as a gateway to more advanced classes.
Five years ago, CMS embarked on a $19 million plan to fortify schools after the shooting at Sandy Hook. Now Superintendent Clayton Wilcox, who has held the top job less than a year, is reviewing everything from physical security to safety protocols. He convened principals Wednesday to talk about safety.
House Speaker Tim Moore announced Tuesday that he’s forming a new school safety committee that will be charged with developing recommendations for how to improve safety in the state’s schools. During a press conference Tuesday in Shelby, Moore said that the committee will look at a myriad of issues, with arming teachers as a possibility after getting feedback from school districts and law enforcement.
Aura Davis' fiance', Al Wilson, was kidnapped and murdered just weeks before their 2001 wedding. It took two years to find his body in the bottom of a well. All the while she was raising their son Al'mahn Wilson, who is now 16.