News Coverage of the K-12 School Shooting Database

Homeland: The Podcast

Episode 009: Facts, Emotions, and the K-12 School Shooting Database

CHDS wins award for K-12 School Shooting Database. On June 29, 2019, the Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS) was presented with an award from the Monterey County Business Council(MCBC). MCBC recognized the significant research conducted by students at the Center for Homeland Defense and Security and awarded CHDS for the national attention that was brought to the Naval Postgraduate School with the compilation and presentation of the national School Shooting Database.

Journal Articles

Levine, Phillip B. and McKnight, Robin. Not All School Shootings Are the Same and the Differences Matter. NBER Working Paper No. 26728. National Bureau of Economic Research, February 2020.

Reported Stories

An Overlooked Danger: School Shootings After Hours. New York Times. Jan 06, 2020.
Bellaire High first U.S. school shooting fatality in 2020. ABC-13 Houston. Jan 15, 2020.
Daily Bulletin: The ‘Overlooked Epidemic’ of After-School Shootings. The Trace. Jan 07, 2020.
An Overlooked Danger: School Shootings After Hours. Yahoo News. Jan 07, 2020.
Z is for Gen Z: The kids putting the world to shame. New Statesman. Dec 31, 2019.
School shootings are more common than you may think: A look at the incidents that went under the radar in 2019. ABC News. Dec 13, 2019.
New funding may help school districts enhance security, prevent violence. Carolina Public Press. Dec 04, 2019.
There have been 8 school shootings in Wisconsin since 2009. TMJ-4 Milwaukee. Dec 02, 2019.
‘Our entire community is changed forever’: California shooting victims face a new reality. ABC News. Nov 15, 2019.
Santa Clarita attack is latest in rising number of U.S. school shootings. ABC News. Nov 14, 2019.
School shootings in America: See a map of all incidents from 2010-2019. ABC News. Nov 14, 2019.
Sandy Hook group releases ‘hard to watch’ school shooting awareness video. The Guardian. Sep 18, 2019.
Latest Sandy Hook Promise PSA gives nightmarish look at school shootings. USA Today. Sep 18, 2019.
Warning: This Sandy Hook Promise PSA is exceedingly difficult to watch. MarketWatch. Sep 18, 2019.
This chilling back-to-school PSA shows the new normal for America’s kids. NewYork Post. Sep 18, 2019.
Sandy Hook Promise PSA gives graphic look at school shootings. MSN. Sep 18, 2019.
$48M Michigan high school designed to thwart active shooters. MLive. Sep 4, 2019.
‘Some Of Us Might Not Make It Out Alive’: A Letter To My Students About School Shootings. Cognoscenti. Sep 3, 2019.
Back to School: Health and Safety Tips, Resources. Campus Safety. Aug 23, 2019.
School Safety Package Includes AI, Social Media Monitoring. Government Technology. Aug 22, 2019.
25 Years Later, Parents Of Butte School Shooting Victim Speak Out. Montana Public Radio. Aug 21, 2019.
Bulletproof backpacks: Sales soar in US after shootings. France 24. Aug 12, 2019.
Montana Summit Addresses School Shootings. Montana Public Radio. Aug 20, 2019.
Grayson College hosts “Why Teens Kill” seminar. KXII News. Aug 9, 2019.
Are School Shootings Becoming More Frequent? We Ran The Numbers. Guns & America. May 17, 2019.
A Half-Century of School Shootings Like Columbine, Sandy Hook and Parkland. The New York Times. May 11, 2019.
Meme Inflates School Shooting Deaths. May 14, 2019.
Nation’s School Attack Toll: 202 Deaths Since 1970. The Crime Report. May 13, 2019.
Sohn: School shootings more numerous than reported. Chattanooga Times Free Press. May 11, 2019.
Tennessee among states with most ‘incidents’ involving guns at schools since 1970. FOX17 Nashville. May 10, 2019.
Factbox: U.S. States With the Most and Fewest School Shootings. U.S. News & World Report. May 08, 2019.
Factbox: U.S. states with the most and fewest school shootings. Reuters. May 08, 2019.
Viral image from Colorado school shooting shows young students embracing following deadly attack. The Inquirer. May 08, 2019.
What Conversations About School Shootings Sound Like In Europe. Refinery29. May 07, 2019.
Jeffrey Eric Jenkins/review | ‘On the Exhale’ will make you hug your children. The News-Gazette. Apr 28, 2019.
Opinion: The Hard Truths About How to Prevent School Shootings. Times of San Diego. Apr 23, 2019.
Three Decades of School Shootings: an Analysis. Wall Street Journal. Apr 19, 2019.
By the Numbers: School Shootings Since Columbine. NBC CT. Apr 19, 2019.
Twenty years and countless lives later, what have we learned from the Columbine massacre?. Los Angeles Times. Apr 19, 2019.
What we know about school mass shootings since Columbine and how to prevent them. The Seattle Times. Apr 19, 2019.
20 years ago, the Columbine massacre changed everything about school security. New Jersey On-Line. Apr 19, 2019.
Report: School safety measures fall short. Arkansas Democrat Gazette. Apr 19, 2019.
Twenty years and countless lives later, what have we learned from the Columbine massacre? New York Daily News. Apr 19, 2019.
Hard truths about school shootings 20 years after Columbine. Here’s legislation that can help. CALmatters. Apr 18, 2019.
Three Decades of School Shootings: an Analysis. The Wall Street Journal. Apr 17, 2019.
Study: There’s no evidence that hardening schools to make kids safer from gun violence actually works. Washington Post. Apr 16, 2019.
Schools are less safe than 20 years ago, most parents say in poll ahead of Columbine anniversary. New York Daily News. Apr 16, 2019.
K-12 School Shooting Database. Government Technology. Apr 2, 2019.
VERIFY: Yes, 2018 was the worst year for gun violence on school grounds. WUSA 9. Mar 13, 2019.
Life after Parkland. New Statesman. Feb 14, 2019.
Pa. school districts struggle to find efficient, effective ways to prevent shootings. Penn Live. Feb 13, 2019.
Multiple-Victim School Shootings Are Rare. But They Are Becoming More Common And More Deadly. WAMU. Feb 12, 2019.
School Shootings and the Cheerily Gruesome World of DIY Classroom Prep. Jezebel. Feb 12, 2019.
Was there one school shooting a week in 2018, as a Florida lawmaker said? Politifact. Feb 11, 2019.
School shooters usually show these signs of distress long before they open fire, our database shows. The Conversation. Feb 8, 2019.
Gun violence: A growing threat at American schools. WKMG News 6. Feb 8, 2019.
13-year-old boy detained after telling Siri ‘I’m going to shoot up a school’. Feb 5, 2019.
Thirteen-Year-Old Student Arrested after Telling Siri ‘I’m Going to Shoot up a School’. Newsweek. Feb 3, 2019.
Video campaign shows ‘school shooting’ sympathy cards for sale. The Independent. Dec 26, 2018.
Data Shows 2018 Worst Year on Record for Gun Violence in Schools. Campus Security & Life Safety. Dec 18, 2018
Gun Deaths in the U.S. Are at Their Highest Rates in Decades, CDC Says. Time.  Dec 14, 2018
The Sandy Hook Massacre Was 6 Years Ago Today. This Year Had More School Shootings Than Ever. Rolling Stone. Dec 14, 2018
A Growing Response to School Shootings: Panic Buttons — on Phones. Governing. Dec 13, 2018
Study: 2018 worst year for gun incidents in schools. The Inquirer. Dec 12, 2018
2018 ‘worst year for US school shootings’. BBC News. Dec 12, 2018
Imagining a school shooting through the gunman’s eyes: Sandy Hook Promise releases chilling new video. Yahoo News. Dec 10, 2018
2018 was by far the worst year on record for gun violence in schools. Vox. Dec 10, 2019
This year worst ever for gun violence in US schools. Taipei Times. Dec 10, 2018
2018 is worst year on record for gun violence in schools, data shows. The Guardian. Dec 9, 2018
2018 Was a Record Year for School Gun Violence — and it Wasn’t Even Close. Slate. Dec 9, 2018
Somber stats: 2018 sets alarming new record for gun violence in US schools. RT. Dec 9, 2018
Database Provides Accurate Accounting of School Shootings. THE Journal. Nov 13, 2018
K-12 School Firearm Statistics Everyone Should Know (Multi-Video). American Security Today. Oct 24, 2018
K-12 School Shooting Statistics Everyone Should Know. Campus Safety Magazine. Oct 15, 2018
New Findings On School Shootings; Hurricane Shuts Classrooms; And Midterm Ballots On Education. NPR. Oct 13, 2018
The government is finally tracking school shootings. The numbers are alarming. VICE News. Oct 12, 2018.
Students Create Database of Every K-12 School Shooting. Campus Security & Life Safety. Oct 11, 2018

Database shows information on school shootings in US. WIVB Buffalo, NY. Oct 9, 2018.

New database includes school shootings from past 5 decades. KOLD Tucson, AZ. Oct 9, 2018.
Database shows information on school shootings in US. WAVY Portsmouth, VA. Oct 9, 2018.
California students create school shooting database. WTNH New Haven, CT. Oct 9, 2018.

Database of school shootings includes ’73 shooting at Rayen High School. WKBN Youngstown, OH. Oct 8, 2018.

All Central Coast school shootings documented in new database. KSBW Monterey, CA. Oct 8, 2018.

School Shooting Database: K-12 database goes back decades. Emergency Management. Oct 1, 2018.