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Gun Violence Tracker Strikes a Chord

February 13, 2018 1 min read
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To The Editor:

Thank you for the ongoing tracker on school gun violence (“School Shootings This Year: How Many and Where”). It has been heartbreaking watching gun violence increase in our schools without anything being done. It has shaken me both as a parent and a teacher. I want my children and students to feel safe. It seems like lawmakers have turned a blind eye to the causes: access to guns and lack of mental-health care. I appreciate you taking a step to bring attention to it.

Kelly Elmore

Social Studies Teacher

Excel Center

Decatur, Ala.

A version of this article appeared in the February 14, 2018 edition of Education Week as Gun Violence Tracker Strikes a Chord

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