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Gun Violence and Schools

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School tiplines have prevented suicides, assaults, vandalism, police say

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Behind bars: School inside Philly’s juvenile center feels brunt of city’s gun violence

The goal of the district’s school at the Juvenile Justice Services Center is to keep Philadelphia students on track and transition them back into traditional schools. But the rise in youth gun violence has staff at the center needing more specialized help.

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Sandy Hook mom still seeks answers 9 years, scores of shootings later

Newtown mom: ‘Every one of us needs to step up and take responsibility for what is causing these children to perpetrate these horrific events.’

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Memphis students challenge the politics of mourning as cultures clash

In the aftermath of a tragedy, the politics of mourning can be complicated for Black children as their grief traditions clash with a litany of rules.

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After a gun was found on campus, these Brooklyn students want to rewrite the narrative about their schools

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Parents of Oxford High School shooting suspect charged

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Resources to help Michigan families cope with the Oxford High School shooting

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Ethan Crumbley, suspect in Oxford High School shooting, faces adult charges

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What we know about the shooting at a Michigan high school

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Young Dolph’s killing is traumatic for Memphis kids, says school psychologist

Chalkbeat asked school psychologist Dr. Kay Streeter how teachers and parents should talk to their children about trauma and the gun violence epidemic in the wake of Young Dolph’s death.

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Aurora shootings: Students, school staff grapple with ‘growing crisis’

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‘It’s imperative that we listen’: What the Rittenhouse verdict meant in 5 classrooms

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13-year-old boy pleads guilty to attempted first-degree murder in Memphis school shooting

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‘It’s going to take all of us’: Philly district attorney joins effort to keep students safe

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After two shootings, Memphis superintendent asks parents, community for help

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‘Our schools are a safe place’: Philadelphia officials outline steps to stem violence in and around schools

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