COLUMBIA - Columbia Public Schools Superintendent Peter Stiepleman sent a letter to parents on Thursday detailing his thoughts and reactions to the high school shooting in Parkland, Florida.Seventeen people died when Nikolas Cruz, 19, allegedly went into Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Wednesday and opened fire. Cruz has been charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder.In his letter to parents, Stiepleman talked about security at Columbia schools, training for staff in emergency situations, and resources available to students and parents who may need help after the events in Florida.Read the full letter below:"Dear Parent or Guardian,"My first reaction yesterday when I heard the news about the horrible tragedy in Florida was sadness. I...
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CPS superintendent writes about FL school shooting in letter to parents