Signs from Washington, D.C., to Washington state called for tighter gun control and background checks.
The school, police and ACLU are investigating the officer's actions.
There are concrete actions to take, as well. Calling government representatives and demanding accountability. Volunteering
Why Do School Shootings Occur? There are many controversial topics that go into these types of issues - gun control, mental
Breathe easy, parents.
When we as a country learn to FIGHT BACK and prevent school violence by our own efforts, we just might realize that we are powerful and able to prevent these tragedies.
When I set out to interview Sue, my goal was to help her feel completely safe and talk freely without the anticipatory anxiety of when I would ask the inevitable, "How could you not see the warning signs?" or other questions that would put her on the spot.
Or coming from the perspective of, "Well they should be made fun of because it will make them stronger and it will make their
Still, it's natural for kids and teens (and those who adore them, feverishly) to worry about whether something may happen to them. To help them deal with these fears, it's important to talk to children who are in the know when these tragedies happen, and to know what your kids watch or hear about them.
Without meaning to, I saw the Carolina take-down clip five times in a single NBC Nightly News broadcast a couple of days after the incident occurred. Five times in the space of a minute or so. It happened so fast, I couldn't get to the remote.
There once was a school/where people were always right./They knew they were right . . .and they were proud of it.
I recently heard it said that when a child who has a self-regulation problem like ADHD or an autism spectrum disorder and
On Thursday, May 21, 2015, at Post University, about 58 leaders and educational change agents from the great state of Connecticut met at the first annual conference series aimed at preventing tragic events of lethal school violence.
Resilience is best defined in practice as the ability to recover. It's a hard topic to bring up regarding school violence prevention - no doubt - but important when we can recognize success stories.
In order to prevent lethal school violence, we need to be able to talk about it. This is a difficult topic to talk about. If we truly want a national dialogue on lethal school violence prevention, then we quickly might find ourselves at a crossroads.
"Removing chemical spray from the tools available to SROs is contrary to the public interest and poses a grave threat to
Many of those reading can remember exactly where they were during one or more --even several (or many) -- incidents of lethal school violence. These events erode at the core of safety we cherish for education.
If you haven't seen the masterful William H. Macy movie, Rudderless, you need to. And if you have seen it and are wrestling with something please read on. Moreover, if you felt there was a lack somewhere, anywhere, consider how to find the composure to read on.