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Brooklyn Draisey

Brooklyn Draisey

Brooklyn Draisey is a Report for America corps member covering higher education. She previously worked for the Quad-City Times and The Gazette covering topics ranging from business to culture.

Perry, Iowa, school district, partners work to support students and staff after shooting

By: - January 5, 2024

PERRY, Iowa — The day after violence rocked Perry High School and the community, school district officials and partners discussed their efforts to support those working through grief and trauma. One student, an 11-year-old boy, died Thursday, and seven other students and staff were injured, including the principal, when a 17-year-old student opened fire at […]