Media coverage of the Columbine school shooting that took place in 1999 has ended up becoming a playbook for school shooters in the United States and beyond, an analysis of school shootings reveals.
The Parkland school shooting not only spurred unprecedented national protests for gun control – it also prompted debates about the best ways to keep students safe.
As a federal school safety commission searches for ways to lessen school violence, a psychology professor advises the commission that focusing on violence in entertainment media is a waste of time.
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.
Former Education Secretary Arne Duncan has called for a school boycott to change the nation's gun laws and make schools safer. A scholar who studies protest explains how the boycott could work.
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.'
School climate and culture are just as important, if not more, than security measures when it comes to preventing school violence, a scholar argues.
A criminologist reviews recent research to dispel common misconceptions about mass shootings.