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TONIGHT AT 10: Students Speak Out

On December 14, 2012, a gunman entered Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT killing 20 children and six staff members.

Debate continues among politicians, educators, parents, and law enforcement about school safety.

But what about students? Beth Sweeney sat down with a group of Tri-State high schoolers to hear what they had to say about school safety and preventing another tragedy.

"It's our responsibility," says Jace Gentil of North Posey High School. "If we see something going on with students or with teachers, or we see something on social media, the only way it's going to get stopped is through us reporting it."

Tirsa Spiller of Henderson County High School tells us "I think vigilance is the answer."

"We need to pay more attention to our peers and our surroundings at all times because many times things get reported, but administrators don't really do much to take action," says Spiller. "I think students and teachers need to do more follow-up."

Tonight at 10, what students are saying about school safety and preventing another tragedy in this special report: Students Speak Out.

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