Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang: Are we sending our kids to increasingly fatal schools, or are school homicides on the decline?

I have yet to come across anyone who claims that violence in schools is something to be proud of - and I would run the other way if I did. Students, teachers, school administrators, law enforcement personnel, and the general public would all like to see less of it. Great! We agree, so now we …

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They deserve more than sympathy

The world learned the name of my hometown last year.  Before one year ago today, when people asked me where I was from I could say "a small town in Connecticut, you've almost definitely never heard of it."  Now we are another point on the map of mass shootings in America. Today I want to …

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