On October 1, the deadliest mass shooting in the United States transpired in Las Vegas. The incident amplified the constant national debate about gun control. In 2017 alone, there have been over 11,000 deaths directly due to gun violence, according to an independent research group. The number of deaths due to gun violence is absolutely outrageous. The necessity for increased regulations against firearms is evident, especially firearms that accept "high capacity" magazines.
Just as Palo Alto Unified School District Board of Education members are preparing to vote tonight on a long-term weighted GPA reporting practice, administrators say it is too early to say whether course selection data for the 2017-2018 school year demonstrate a general trend related to requests for weighted courses.