2018 is coming to a close, and there’s a lot to look back on. Believe it or not, Twitter rants and indictments aren’t the only thing that happened this year. Some of the bigger stories stuck with me, and many struck a chord across the country and the globe. Here are fifteen in no particular…
This is going to take a long-term commitment.
While many school shooters suffered peer rejection of some sort, research doesn’t support the idea that peer rejection is the culprit behind shootings, a scholar argues.
The Santa Fe High School shooting underscores the need for an educational approach to school violence and to examine how students deal with the “status tournament of adolescence.”
A new law and Maryland calls for an expanded law enforcement presence in Maryland schools. But lack of funding and inadequate training could potentially undermine the initiative.
Student activists marching Saturday want Congress to enact comprehensive gun control. Here is a selection of stories from our archive that will help you understand the issues raised by the students.
Those leaders who are conspicuously silent are also speaking volumes.
Actors are shaped by the plays they perform in. When tragedy struck, drama club students were ready.
Youth is supposed to push back against power, and that’s what Gen Z is doing right now.
They aren’t playing by the rules of systems and societies that have failed them or cosponsored the atrocities against them.
Florida does not have a ‘red flag’ law that would have let police seize Nikolas Cruz’s guns before he killed. But there are actions law enforcement could have taken to address his murderous impulses.
What do the Malice Green and Treyvon Martin cases tell us about Parkland?
In order to prevent future mental health problems among at-risk students, schools must do a better job of screening for mental health problems earlier.
As the nation searches for ways to prevent the next school shooting, one scholar says answers can be found in a forgotten study the Secret Service did after the Columbine massacre.
Nearly half of all teachers report having high levels of daily stress. Research shows that when teachers are stressed out, it can negatively affect students and schools.
We can’t truly tell a good guy from a bad guy until they fire their gun.