MPR News reached out to parents and to teachers in the Public Insight Network to find out how the Newtown, CT school shooting has affected how they interact with kids at home and in the classroom. Reporter Elizabeth Dunbar curated their responses, which reveal resilience, respect, and both children and adults grappling with events beyond comprehension. Read the reflections from parents and teachers at mprnews.org.
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Every week we highlight a few stories produced by PIN partner newsrooms informed by sources in the Public Insight Network.
The number of incarcerated veterans is near impossible to pin down. And inmates who are also veterans don’t have the kind of direct access to services specifically tailored to their needs that their counterparts on the outside do.
When news broke that the Boy Scouts would release files on sex abuse allegations, SCPR’s public engagement editor published a quick PIN query asking people to tell the newsroom about their experiences. The responses were quite powerful, as demonstrated by Ben Bergman’s report. More at scpr.org.
Kirtan Singh Khalsa discusses with Patt Morrison the shooting of Sikhs in a Wisconsin temple. Khalsa is a member of the board of directors for Sikh Dharma So Cal and Sikh Darma Worldwide, an international body of Sikhs; he is also a minister at the West Los Angeles Guru Ram Das Ashram. More at scpr.org.
Why the high clearance rate? Peter Vogel, a Little Falls resident and a member of MPR News’ Public Insight Network, has an explanation. More at mprnews.org.