One Year Later

FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2019 file photo Dimitrios Pagourtzis, the Santa Fe High School student accused of killing 10 people in a May 18 shooting at the high school, is escorted by Galveston County Sheriff's Office deputies into the jury assembly room for a change of venue hearing at the Galveston County Courthouse in Galveston, Texas. (Jennifer Reynolds/The Galveston County Daily News via AP, Pool, File)

It has been a year since a Greek teenager killed 10 people – eight classmates, a substitute teacher, and a teacher’s aide – at Santa Fe High School, 37 miles from my home in Sugar Land, Texas. In the year since then, there have been over 100 mass shootings, three of them at schools.

When students returned to Santa Fe High School on August 20, they encountered security upgrades such as new metal detectors, more armed officers walking the halls, and …

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