Here’s How Teen Shows Like "Degrassi" Try To Get School Shootings Right
“Our attitude on the show has always been, whatever is out there affecting our young people, we should be talking about it on Degrassi,” said the show’s co-creator, Linda Schuyler, who said Parkland student activists will inspire a storyline in the upcoming season.
How A Remote Idaho School Defends Itself
During the winter, it can take 45 minutes for police to arrive at Garden Valley High School — one of several reasons the district trains teachers to use rifles stored around the school. To some outsiders, it’s foolish. But to the residents of Garden Valley, it’s a solution that matches the challenges that distinguish their home.
The Ghosts Of Jonesboro: Fifteen Years After A School Shooting, A Small Town Is Still Recovering
On March 24, 1998, two children shot up a middle school near Jonesboro, Arkansas, killing five, wounding ten, and setting the benchmark for a horrifying trend in America. This is the story of how the close-knit rural community healed — and didn’t — and what places like Newtown can learn from its example.
School Shooter Was Bullied For Being A "Ginger"
Details are emerging in the Taft High School shooting, where 16-year-old Bryan Oliver shot another student in the chest with a shotgun last week. Oliver today pleaded not guilty to two charges of premeditated attempted murder with a firearm. He is being charged as an adult and could face 32 years to life on just one of the charges.