The cliché that shooters "just snapped" devalues the importance of risk assessment, a psychologist said at the American Psychological Association convention.
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August 08, 2014
July 15, 2014
Gov. Jay Nixon calls mechanism for arming teachers "simply the wrong approach."
July 03, 2014
Efforts to fortify schools in the Tornado Alley state have stalled since a deadly 2013 tornado.
June 27, 2014
School officials say arming staff wouldn't make students any safer.
June 16, 2014
The justices agreed to weigh the free speech rights of those who make threats or deliver violent rants on social media such as Facebook.
June 10, 2014
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May 21, 2014
Eligible education and research organizations can apply for federal grants to implement and study school safety programs.
April 25, 2014
The attacker and the victim were both students at a Connecticut high school.
April 24, 2014
Many states proposed similar bills following the 2012 school shootings in Newtown, Conn.
March 26, 2014
Data show that gang involvement in adolescence affects a broad range of social, health, and behavioral factors into adulthood.