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Nikolas Cruz appears in court for a status hearing before Broward Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Cruz is facing 17 charges of premeditated murder in the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. (Mike Stocker/Sun Sentinel/TNS via Getty Images)

Commission Clears Obama-Era PROMISE Program of Blame for Broward Shooting

A Florida commission says the Obama-era PROMISE social justice program that allowed threatening and assaultive students identified as minorities to avoid normal channels of school discipline is not to blame for the Parkland school massacre in February by confessed shooter Nikolas Cruz.

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Like Common Core, Obama’s School Leniency Policy for Minorities Has Backfired

“What stands out in the report is the appalling level of violence in schools: 789,000 physical attacks, 2,200 attacks with firearms or explosives, 10,000 sexual assaults, etc.,” Kirsanow notes. “The galactically misguided Obama guidance needs to be rescinded immediately before the violence increases even more.”