Education news, analysis, and opinion about gun violence at schools and during school events
School Climate & Safety A Pair of Retired Military Officers Makes a Case Against Arming Teachers
Their comments come on a call organized by a national teachers' union pushing back against the school safety strategy.
School Climate & Safety How the Uvalde Tragedy Is Affecting Texas High School Football Games, Stadium Security
Texas school administrators are reevaluating their in-school and extracurricular security policies and instituting new ones.
School & District Management Principals Who Led Schools After Shootings Say Helping Peers Is Part of Their Own Recovery
Creating a network of support for other leaders who experience school violence gives them purpose.
School & District Management A Principal's Guide to Recovery After a School Shooting
Principals who led schools during or in the aftermath of a shooting wrote a guidebook of advice and lessons learned.
School Climate & Safety The Uvalde School Shooting: 4 Key Takeaways for Educators From the First Inquiry
A preliminary investigation by Texas officials identified concerns with communication, lockdown procedures, and police response.
School Climate & Safety Teachers and Students Must Join Forces to Fight Gun Violence, Advocates Say
Student activist David Hogg was among those who called for educators to join in the fight for gun control.
School Climate & Safety Biden Decries School Shootings at White House Event Marking New Gun Measure
The president was interrupted at one point by a father whose son was killed in the shooting in Parkland, Fla., who demanded more be done.
School Climate & Safety School Crime and Safety: What a Decade of Federal Data Show
Cyberbullying, behavioral issues, and shootings were among the top concerns in a report through 2019-20 school year.
Teaching Profession You Shouldn't Have to Treat Gunshot Wounds, Kamala Harris Tells Teachers
The vice president also unveiled a new tutoring initiative and underscored the administration's goal of higher pay for teachers.
School Climate & Safety From Our Research Center 'The World Feels Less Stable': Educators' Sense of School Safety Right Now
6 in 10 educators said a mass shooting by a student or outsider was their biggest source of fear.
Federal What Educators Need to Know About Senators' Bipartisan Deal on Guns, School Safety
In addition to gun restrictions, a tentative compromise would also fund mental health and school safety programs—but it faces hurdles.
School Climate & Safety The Lost Graduate: Remembering a Student Gunned Down at School
California teen Jonathon Parker and two Michigan teenagers should have graduated this year, but they were killed by gun attacks at school.
School Climate & Safety A New Generation of Youth Activists Asks a Familiar Question: How Many More Students Must Die?
Detroit high school students pick up the reins of the March For Our Lives movement after another stunning spate of gun violence.