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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 […]


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Study: School violence boosts transfers among higher-income students

November 19, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The researchers also warn that school violence levels, and types of crimes, shift from year-to-year. “Some students may leave one school because they experienced violence for another that they think is safer, only to find that in the next year […]


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Senate bill would require schools to monitor student social media

November 14, 2019

Via: Education Dive

A U.S. Secret Service study found students who commit school violence often showed interest in violence, were bullied by peers and regularly found themselves in trouble. Further evidence shows about 78% of school shooters hinted at plans to commit a […]


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School safety ‘best practice’ clearinghouse set for release

July 30, 2019

Via: Education Dive

The struggle between school safety and school climate manifested recently when the Chicago Public Schools voted to spend $2.4 million to replace metal detectors. Before making the decision to purchase the machines, which run about $3,350 a piece, the board […]


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More school districts creating threat assessment teams

June 28, 2019

Via: Education Dive

While there have been fewer incidents of school violence so far this year, 2018 had the highest incident of school shootings in recorded history with 97 incidents reported in the nation. This increase in school violence prompted the creation of […]


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Florida database to combine social media, law enforcement, social services records

July 30, 2018

Via: Education Dive

A recent report from the RAND Corp. provides some guidance to district leaders on how law enforcement might use social media to gain clues about students intending harm to themselves or others. Based on a 2017 panel convened by the […]