Getting Real About School Safety

Getting Real About School Safety

Can we get real about school safety? Since the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, there have been at least 239 school shootings in the United States. 438 people were shot and injured in these shootings, and 138 people were killed. On Valentine’s...
A ‘Good Guy With a Gun’ Isn’t Enough

A ‘Good Guy With a Gun’ Isn’t Enough

After the massacre of kindergarteners at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, the gun lobby offered its usual blame-the-victims, good-guy-with-a-gun excuse: If only the teachers had been armed! This time, at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, someone did have a...
Where Has All the Money for Our Schools Gone?

Where Has All the Money for Our Schools Gone?

As fall approaches, millions of moms and dads are scrambling to prepare for the first day of school, excited to support their children’s success. But are schools ready to receive our kids and foster that success? Increasingly, the answer is no. In at least 18 states,...