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The parents of two slain students had sued the university, alleging that officials acted unreasonably by failing to warn students sooner.
The campus shooting prompted officials to lock down the Virginia Tech campus for hours Thursday while police and SWAT teams searched the school, the scene in 2007 of the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history.
Virginia Tech: The US Department of Education issued a report Thursday rejecting the university's defense of its conduct and confirming that the school violated the Clery Act, which requires that students and employees be notified of on-campus threats.