* As feared, the shootings at the Littleton, Colorado, high school have prompted students in the United States to plot copycat bombings or shootings, writes Jon Marcus.
Four teenage boys in Wimberley, Texas, were taken into custody on charges of conspiring to bomb their junior high. Meanwhile, similar incidents were reported in Florida, Wisconsin and Missouri.
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Stirling Council has prepared a booklet about emergency planning called "Should Crisis Call", which can be obtained from Mr Jeyes or Ms Doran at the Education Department, Stirling Council, Viewforth, Stirling, FK8 2ET.