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Uvalde students and staff not returning to Robb Elementary School after deadly shooting

By: - June 1, 2022 2:05 pm

A child crosses under caution tape at Robb Elementary School on May 25, 2022, in Uvalde, Texas. According to reports, during the mass shooting, 19 students and 2 adults were killed, with the gunman fatally shot by law enforcement (Brandon Bell/Getty Images).

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María Méndez
María Méndez

María Méndez is a reporter focused on connecting with Texans to help them navigate politics and public policy and find the resources they need. Previously, she reported on public education at the Austin American-Statesman, border and business issues at Texas Public Radio and politics and breaking news at The Dallas Morning News. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin, interned at The Texas Tribune as an engagement fellow and worked for The Daily Texan, UT’s student newspaper. She was born in Guanajuato, Mexico, grew up in Austin and speaks Spanish.