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View Resource Columbine: Two Years Later

April 21 marked the second anniversary of the shootings at Columbine High School where 12 students and one teacher were killed and 23 others injured. Recent events in the news suggest that the nation is far from "finding closure" for the incident. To begin with, on Friday, preliminary statements by the chairman of the Governor's Columbine Review Commission criticized law officers' tactics during...
View Resource Deadly Deadly Lessons: School Shooters Tell Why

This two-part, seven-article series from the Chicago Sun Times originally published in October 2000 examines the phenomenon of random school shootings. Relying primarily on research done by the Secret Service, the articles examine the psyches, motivations, and profiles of adolescent school shooters from the last 25 years -- a varied bunch in terms of demographics -- and consider means to identify...
View Resource School Violence Continues

An expelled student dressed in all black and carrying two guns opened fire at Gutenberg Gymnasium School in the eastern German city of Erfurt Friday morning, killing 17 people before shooting himself. This tragic incident caused the death of two young girls, 14 teachers, a police officer who responded to the scene, and the gunman. According to police chief Manfred Grube, the gunman, armed with a...