Beginning with Colorado’s Columbine High School 18 years ago, more than 135,000 students attending at least 164 primary or secondary schools have experienced a shooting on campus, calculated the Washington Post. The newspaper explores the impact of one such death at a South Carolina elementary school last fall.
Tucked away in Trump’s $4.1 trillion budget last week was a note that the White House was calling for a $54.8 million cut in school safety research. There was no explanation for the cut. When The Crime Report asked DOJ for an explanation, it said it was awaiting results of the earlier research.