Guns and Schools

The violence must stop

At Gunpoint

The number of deaths at schools is increasing rapidly, and what are we doing to stop it? America's children are in danger every day of getting shot at school. There is an average of 2.46 schools with shootings per year, based on the statistic 132,656 shootings at schools per year, with 132,656 schools in the USA.

Point Proven Below

Are your kids ever safe at school?

A 2014 analysis by National School Safety and Security Services, a Cleveland-based consulting firm, found a 158 percent increase in the number of threats schools received over the previous year. About 37 percent of the threats were sent electronically, and nearly a third resulted in schools being evacuated. Nearly 10 percent of the threats closed school for at least one day.