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Uvalde school shooting

After the Robb Elementary shooting, some Uvalde parents are choosing private or online education

Following a state report showing that almost 400 law enforcement officers showed up at the school on May 24, some Uvalde parents are doubtful over whether their kids will be safe in the district.

Brianna Gonzales and her two sons, Javier, 10, and Emilio, 5, stand in the front yard of their home in Uvalde on Aug. 10, 2022. Gonzales has decided to send both of her sons back to schools in the Uvalde district.
Brianna Gonzales prepares dinner for herself and her two sons at home in Uvalde on Aug. 10, 2022.
Adam Martinez and his son, Zayon, 8, at their home in Uvalde, on Aug. 12, 2022. Zayon was present at Robb at the recent school shooting, and will not be returning to in-person classes for the upcoming school year, instead choosing to use the online schooling option.
An improved and taller fence was recently installed at Sacred Heart Parish School in Uvalde, on Aug. 14, 2022. The school is preparing for classes to begin the following day, a full month ahead of public schools in the Uvalde district.
Principle Joseph Olan points out areas of improvement happening at Sacred Heart Parish School as they prepare for the first day of school in Uvalde on Aug. 9, 2022. Preperations include bulletproof film covering all windows, new fencing, and a more secure system for opening the main doors.
Polycarbonate bulletproof resistant sheeting covers the outside of windows, inside a classroom at Sacred Heart Parish School in Uvalde, on Aug. 14, 2022. The school is preparing for classes to begin the following day, a full month ahead of public schools in the Uvalde district.

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