Student Violence

Read: NYC Public Schools: 4 Students Hurt in 3 Knife Fights in Same Day

NYC Public Schools: 4 Students Hurt in 3 Knife Fights in Same Day

Metal detectors were installed at Manhattan’s High School of Graphic Communication Arts the day after a knife fight.

Read: The Crumbley Convictions: Who Should Be Held Responsible for School Shootings?

The Crumbley Convictions: Who Should Be Held Responsible for School Shootings?

While we may be comforted by the pursuit and conviction of people based on vicarious liability, we may also be creating an injustice, one school safety expert warns.

Read: Teacher Shortages by State and How Schools Are Trying to Fix the Problem

Teacher Shortages by State and How Schools Are Trying to Fix the Problem

Florida has the highest number of teacher vacancies while Utah has the lowest. Learn where your state falls and how officials are working to combat the teacher shortage.

Read: 34% of Public High School Teachers Say Their School Had Gun-Related Lockdown Last Year

34% of Public High School Teachers Say Their School Had Gun-Related Lockdown Last Year

The Pew Research Center asked K-12 public school teachers about their experiences with lockdowns and fears surrounding school gun violence.

Read: Richneck School Shooting Report: 6-Year-Old’s Gun Jammed, Admin Ignored Classmates’ Warnings

Richneck School Shooting Report: 6-Year-Old’s Gun Jammed, Admin Ignored Classmates’ Warnings

A student told a teacher that the boy had a gun and had shown him the bullets but the assistant principal did not have the student searched.

Read: Oxford School Shooter Parents Sentenced to 10 to 15 Years

Oxford School Shooter Parents Sentenced to 10 to 15 Years

Both parents were found guilty of four counts of involuntary manslaughter and faced up to 15 years in prison for each count.

Read: 804 People Have Been Killed by Guns at U.S. Schools

804 People Have Been Killed by Guns at U.S. Schools

Most school gun violence is the result of escalated disputes and occurs in parking lots during morning classes, according to one study.

Read: 70% of School Shooters Perpetuated Violence Against Women, Lehigh Study Finds

70% of School Shooters Perpetuated Violence Against Women, Lehigh Study Finds

The Lehigh University study analyzed the profiles of 59 boys and men who carried out school shootings between 1966 and 2018.

Read: Shooting Near Georgia State Raises Concerns Over Atlanta Gun Violence

Shooting Near Georgia State Raises Concerns Over Atlanta Gun Violence

There were three shootings in just five months at a gas station located across the street from Georgia State student housing complexes.

Read: School Shooting Deaths Have Increased 500% in 53 Years

School Shooting Deaths Have Increased 500% in 53 Years

A study published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons shows the number of school shootings each year has increased more than 12 times since 1970.

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