“We have really failed this generation of kids. Basically we’ve put this problem on their backs. We’ve said you need to go through active shooter drills and metal detectors and have police in your schools in order to feel safe, because we’ve failed to act on other things that would keep guns out of schools in the first place,” said James Densley, a professor and department chair of criminal justice at Metropolitan State University in Minnesota, who studies mass shootings.”
The following article discusses school shooting violence in light of the Oxford High School mass shooting. Other points include the general increase in school violence, the increase in gun sales, and the commonalities of perpetrators.
Author: Stephen Sawchuk
Source: Education Week