School Climate & Safety Opinion

Virginia Tech Update & Implications

By Alexander Russo — April 20, 2007 1 min read
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Some California Schools Close After Threat NYT
The police in Northern California were searching on Thursday for a man who they said was planning an attack that would “make Virginia Tech look mild.”

After Columbine, School Shootings Proliferate US News
The number, frequency, and death toll for shootings at schools has increased dramatically since the attack at Colorado’s Columbine High School eight years ago this Friday.

English Department Tried To Intervene HuffPo
Trying to balance the freedom needed to be creative against the warning signs of psychosis, as many as eight of his teachers in the last 18 months had formed what one called a “task force” to discuss how to handle him, gathering twice on the subject and frequently communicating among themselves.

NBC Under Fire Over “Exploitative,” “Insensitive” Airing Of Gunman Video HuffPo
Families of some of the victims, some law enforcement officials and executives from competing television news organizations have accused NBC of being insensitive or exploitative in the way it presented the materials on the air.

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