School Violence

File photo of a gun shop. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

U.S. Education Secretary Calls For Gun Control Measures

Education Secretary Arne Duncan says schools are doing “fantastic” work to improve safety but easy access to guns is contributing to school violence.


File photo of an empty classroom. (credit: KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)

Teacher Killings Bring Profession’s Risks to Light

When a 16-year-old student slammed a metal trash can onto Philip Raimondo’s head, it did more than break open the history teacher’s scalp, knock him out and send him bleeding to the floor.


Former US Congressman Asa Hutchinson announces the findings and recommendations of the National School Shield Program. The NRA-backed program aims to protect schools from instances of violence, including a model program to train and enable school personnel to carry firearms. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

NRA Reveals Recommendations For National School Shield Program

The National Rifle Association revealed its eight recommendations earlier today as part of National School Shield program, which is aimed at reducing the number of violent gun crimes committed on school campuses.