preventing school shootings

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Preventing School Shootings
More than 100 people have died as a result of school shootings in the year 2013 alone. Of this number, women and children, brothers, and sisters, moms and dads. School shootings are tragic events that affect the lives of so many. There needs to be more of an effort to stop this from happening, and most importantly the loss of innocent lives. There are a lot of other issues that go into why someone decides to commit a mass murder, and so often these reason go unexplored. School shootings may be able to be prevented completely but there are steps that can be taken to ensure that the chances of it happening are low.
School shootings are rare but they are also tragic. Schools are supposed to be a safe environment for children to learn, but in some cases they become a nightmare. Most people that commit school shootings are young students who lost their way. Their is no profile of a typical shooting and that is all the more reason to take a closer look at why they are happening, and what can be done to prevent them. School shootings have many variables, and because they are rare cannot not be studied properly. To understand a school shootings many try to define what a school shooting is, however it cannot be narrowed down. With that being said death does not need to have a fancy dictionary definition to cause sorrow and sadness in many peoples lives. Schools should have a plan just in case a school shooting does occur.
School shootings do not occur in one day, it starts before that. A lot of the time there is a lot of planning that goes into killing. With students, majority of the time, there is a underlying reason. The problems associated with why people go on killing sprees could be because of psycholo...

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...schools from the dangers of shootings, is to improve the practices and implement new strategies in case something like this does happen. Schools should have good coordination with first aid responders, and police officers. All schools should make sure to practice drills with students and teachers so that everyone is aware and knowledgeable about what they should do. In September of 2013 a state board in Arkansas voted to allow 13 school district to train their teachers and staff as armed guards.
Preventing school shootings may never happen completely, there are many efforts that can be made to insure that it does not occur frequently. It is going to take the effort of the school the parents, students, the community, and police officers and other officials. There has been too much violence in schools which are supposed to be a safe place for children to learn.
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