An Arizona state commission says educators and law enforcement officials deserve a better understanding of what kinds of threats should be referred to police rather than just earning a student a trip to the principal's office.

A state school safety commission agreed Aug. 7 to revisit legislation enacted by the Legislature in 2000 following the 1999 Columbine High School shootings in Colorado.

That law allows felony prosecution for disrupting a school. Previous laws allowed only misdemeanor charges and made it difficult to prosecute some threat cases if threats


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