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Long Island native Andrew Pollack, whose daughter died in the 2018 Parkland school shooting, has launched a group to award grants for school safety.

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Last month, Staples High School in Westport went into lockdown after it was discovered that a student had expressed a desire to execute a mass shooting. That student was later arrested and no one was harmed.

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High school students around the country plan to travel to Washington, D.C., on Saturday for the March For Our Lives. They're calling on Congress to take action to end gun violence in schools.