Tag: gun violence


Will school shootings in 2023 outpace last year’s record high?

April 4, 2023

Via: K-12 Dive

If trends from the past five decades continue for the remainder of the year, there would be about 400 shootings in 2023, outpacing last year’s record high of 273. Based on 53 years of data, a predictive model estimates “approximately […]


Focusing on upstream prevention can stem school violence

February 8, 2023

Via: eSchool News

While instances of school violence are on the rise, there is strong evidence to suggest that upstream violence prevention is what’s needed to curb this trend. Since 1999 there have been over 300 violent tragedies that have played out from […]

Educational Stages, News, Secondary Education

Despite increasing gun violence, majority of students report feeling safe at school

September 4, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The idea of providing mental health support in schools is gaining traction at the secondary level, and some of the change is coming from students themselves. Recently, three Virginia high school students sought help from state lawmakers after watching their […]


Students draft measure calling for gun control, school mental health resources

October 23, 2018

Via: Education Dive

This conference in the nation’s capital is the latest of a slew of student activism since a February mass shooting at Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Students from across the country have since traveled to major cities to take […]


Hundreds of Omaha high school students protest gun violence

April 23, 2018

Via: Education Week

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Students from Central and Burke high schools in Omaha walked out of class as part of a national movement on the anniversary of the 1999 Columbine High School massacre in Colorado. Omaha television station KETV reports […]