Tag: school shootings


How to talk to your students about trauma and school violence

May 27, 2022

Via: eSchool News

It is an unacceptable reality that educators, parents, and caregivers must talk to children about gun violence in schools, repeatedly, in the wake of school shootings. At the same time as stakeholders once again demand that lawmakers take action and […]


What Can Be Done About School Shootings?

May 25, 2022

Via: Education Next

The news that a gunman killed 19 students and 2 teachers at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas is bringing new attention to the question of school safety. A presciently scheduled May 13 session of a virtual conference on school […]


Report: As schools heighten security, student victimization declines

April 18, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The 1999 shooting at Columbine High School in Colorado marks the first of several major school shootings that transformed the conversation around safety and security. Since Columbine, fears seem to have intensified, especially in light of subsequent tragedies, including those […]


Critics: President Trump’s school safety commission lacks transparency, urgency

May 29, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Dive Brief: Since the Federal Commission on School Safety’s organizational meeting on March 28, only one meeting on May 17 has been held. Considering the number of gun-related incidents at schools in that span of time, critics say the pace […]