Student Violence

Read: Campus Safety Top 10: Most Popular Stories from October 2021

Campus Safety Top 10: Most Popular Stories from October 2021

Unfortunately, the majority of last month’s most-read stories focused on school shootings that have rocked both K-12 and college campuses.

Read: Officials: Philly School Safety Must Be Top Priority as Gun Violence Surges

Officials: Philly School Safety Must Be Top Priority as Gun Violence Surges

Several Philadelphia officials held a joint press conference with students and educators to advocate for school safety.

Read: 6 New York City School Safety Agents Injured in Student Fight

6 New York City School Safety Agents Injured in Student Fight

The fight is part of a growing violence problem in New York City schools. In just two days last month, five guns were seized from students.

Read: Parkland School Shooter Pleads Guilty on All Charges

Parkland School Shooter Pleads Guilty on All Charges

The gunman pleaded guilty to 17 counts of murder and 17 counts of attempted murder. Jury selection is scheduled for Jan. 4.

Read: 1 Dead, 7 Injured in Second Shooting at Grambling State

1 Dead, 7 Injured in Second Shooting at Grambling State

The shooting, which happened during Grambling State’s Homecoming week, is the second shooting on the campus in just four days.

Read: 8 Leon County Students Charged with Bringing Weapons to School

8 Leon County Students Charged with Bringing Weapons to School

Each student said they brought the weapon to protect themselves on the way to and from school and not to harm others.

Read: NYC Parents Call for More School Safety Agents Amid Increased Violence

NYC Parents Call for More School Safety Agents Amid Increased Violence

A representative for the school safety agents says there are 1,800 fewer agents patrolling New York City schools.

Read: FBI: 2020 Saw Highest Number of Hate Crimes in 12 Years

FBI: 2020 Saw Highest Number of Hate Crimes in 12 Years

From 2019 to 2020, there was a 6% increase in reported hate crimes, totaling 7,759 incidents and 10,861 victims.

Read: Rigby Middle School Shooting: 7 Lessons Learned and 29 Recommendations for Improved Emergency Response

Rigby Middle School Shooting: 7 Lessons Learned and 29 Recommendations for Improved Emergency Response

An after-action report from the May shooting at Rigby Middle School provides helpful insight into ways schools can prevent and respond to shootings.

Read: 13-Year-Old Student Shoots Classmate at Cummings K-8 Optional School

13-Year-Old Student Shoots Classmate at Cummings K-8 Optional School

The suspected student shooter turned himself into police and the student victim is expected to make a full recovery.

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