Student Violence

Read: All Top 10 Articles from April Have One Thing in Common: Acts of Violence

All Top 10 Articles from April Have One Thing in Common: Acts of Violence

The topic Campus Safety readers showed most interest in this month was acts of violence, which doesn’t come as a surprise since data shows violence is increasing in schools and hospitals.

Read: Guns Became Leading Cause of Death for U.S. Children and Teens in 2020

Guns Became Leading Cause of Death for U.S. Children and Teens in 2020

More than 4,300 people ages 1-19 died of firearm-related injuries in 2020 — a 29.5% increase from 2019.

Read: Using Smart Technology to Secure Schools Amid Increased Gun Violence

Using Smart Technology to Secure Schools Amid Increased Gun Violence

Learn how a unified approach and the latest smart technologies, such as gunshot detection, can help your school be prepared and create a safe learning environment.

Read: Why Your School’s Anonymous Tip Line Needs to Have a Texting Option

Why Your School’s Anonymous Tip Line Needs to Have a Texting Option

Director of the Year K-12 finalist Christopher Ellisor talks about his district’s success with adding a texting option to its anonymous tip line, and his recommendations for a district considering a similar undertaking.

Read: Eldorado High Student Charged with Attempted Murder, Rape in Teacher Attack

Eldorado High Student Charged with Attempted Murder, Rape in Teacher Attack

The 16-year-old punched, choked, and knocked the teacher unconscious multiple times during the vicious attack.

Read: Norwich Women’s Rugby Team Accused of Branding, Waterboarding Teammates

Norwich Women’s Rugby Team Accused of Branding, Waterboarding Teammates

A player claims teammates branded her with pliers and a lighter, and a cell phone video showed another woman being waterboarded.

Read: Targeted Violence: Prevention and Response in Schools

Targeted Violence: Prevention and Response in Schools

Incidents of targeted violence in schools are on the rise. Learn how to detect and report possible danger signs and how to respond.

Read: 12-Year-Old Fatally Shot by Classmate at Tanglewood Middle School

12-Year-Old Fatally Shot by Classmate at Tanglewood Middle School

Police say the boy was shot by another classmate, who is also 12.

Read: Mental Health Now Top Concern for K-12 Schools, Second for Colleges

Mental Health Now Top Concern for K-12 Schools, Second for Colleges

For K-12 schools, managing mental health edged out COVID-19 safety measures for the top safety concern for the 2022-23 school year.

Read: Georgia Superintendents, SROs Meet with Governor to Share Safety Concerns

Georgia Superintendents, SROs Meet with Governor to Share Safety Concerns

School leaders shared stories of their districts’ struggles with student violence and mental health concerns.

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