State has threat-assessment and violence prevention programs to avoid shootings like the one in Connecticut
John Huppenthal, the state's superintendent of public instruction, explains Friday the training available -- but not mandated -- for public schools to deal with threats of violence like the incident in Connecticut. Huppenthal said it's up to parents to ask school officials if they've gone through the program. (Capitol Media Services photo by Howard Fischer)
Originally Published: December 15, 2012 10:48 a.m.