The Detroit school district could not be held liable in a shooting near a chronically violent high school that left one student dead, a federal appeals court has ruled.
All Blog Posts With school violence Tag or Category
August 27, 2013
May 08, 2013
A memorial to fallen teachers is being built on the campus of Emporia State University by the National Teachers Hall of Fame. We should never forget the fallen educators who died protecting their students from violence.
March 27, 2013
In light of the December Newtown, Conn., school shooting and fears about school violence, some teachers, parents, and administrators are turning to self-defense classes.
February 28, 2013
There are two current storytelling efforts about two different schools that, if you're not careful, might feel like the American version of a tale of two cities. In reality, though, it's impossible to hear these two schools' stories and not see three clear implications for school reform going forward.
February 07, 2013
Deb Shoemaker, an art therapist, makes a persuasive argument why schools should be gun-free, but enhanced with art therapy to care for students suffering from mental illnesses.
December 29, 2012
The murders of 62 mostly minority children in Chicago this year were just as tragic and newsworthy as the 20 children killed in Sandy Hook. Had you heard about the former statistic?
December 21, 2012
School leaders in Delaware, Ohio, Washington and other states have taken steps to quell rumors of school violence posted on social media sites.
December 21, 2012
Alan Blankstein, president and founder of the HOPE Foundation, provides insightful words that reflect on the tragedy of Sandy Hook Elementary School and offer comfort for the present and a challenge to change our future.
December 15, 2012
Today America's school reopen after a weekend of sadness in response to the horrific shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. While our hearts are full of sadness for the children and school staff who were killed, we are full of pride for the educators who protected and saved many children.
December 14, 2012
Titles from the past decade examine school shootings in the United States, why they occur, and what can be done to stop them.