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School shootings : how can we stop them?  Cover Image Book Book

School shootings : how can we stop them? / edited by the New York Times editorial staff.


"In this collection of articles, readers will encounter the best of The New York Times's reporting on school shootings, including a survey of the history of school shootings in the United States and reflections on why they've become a political hot-button topic. Through these pieces, readers are exposed to the many sides of the debate that rages against a backdrop of senseless violence against young people and educators."-- From publisher's description.

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  • ISBN: 1642820407
  • ISBN: 9781642820409
  • ISBN: 9781642820393
  • ISBN: 1642820393
  • Physical Description: 224 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : The New York Times Educational Publishing, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Contains material from The New York Times and is reprinted with permission."--Title page verso.
Includes glossary.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-221) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The university as battleground -- 1966 : 'the time has come for action' / David W. Dunlap -- University of Texas to reopen clock tower closed after suicides / by the New York Times -- 4 Kent State students killed by troops / John Kifner -- Virginia Tech shooting leaves 33 dead / Christine Hauser and Anahad O'Connor -- At Virginia Tech, remembering while moving on / Shaila Dewan and Ariel Sabar -- How many more warnings? / by The New York Times -- When the group is wise / Benedict Carey -- Columbine : the modern school shooting era -- Terror in Littleton : 2 students in Colorado School said to gun down as many as 23 and kill themselves in a siege / James Brooke -- In the new west, violence is real / Patricia Nelson Limerick -- The Columbine killers / David Brooks -- When Columbine is invoked, fears tend to overshadow facts / Clyde Haberman -- Columbine shocked the nation, now mass shootings are less surprising / Maggie Astor -- The Virginia shooter wanted fame, let's not give it to him / Zeynep Tufekci -- Sandy Hook : redefining the possibilities of violence -- Nation reels after gunman massacres 20 children at school in Connecticut / James Barron -- Children were all shot multiple times with a semiautomatic, officals say / James Barron -- 'Who would do this to our poor little babies' / Peter Applebome and Michael Wilson -- Nation's pain is renewed, and difficult questions are asked once more / William Glaberson -- After Sandy Hook, more than 400 people have been shot in over 200 school shootings / Jugal K. Patel -- Parkland : new tragedy, new politics -- As shots ring out, a student texts ; 'If I don't make it, I love you' / Audra D.S. B urch and Patricia Mazzei -- The names and faces of the Florida school shooting victims / Jess Bidgood, Amy Harmon, Mitch Smith and Maya Salam -- Reporting on a mass shooting, again / Alexandria Symonds and Raillan Brooks -- 'How did this happen?' : grief and fury after Florida shooting / Julie Turkewitz, Patricia Mazzei and Audra D.S. Burch -- For parents of shooting victims, a support network that keeps growing / Vivian Yee -- Scared but resilient, Stoneman Douglas students return to class / Jack Healy -- My teachers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas saved lives / Carson Abt -- In school shooting's painful aftermath, sheriff faces questions over police response / Alan Blinder, Patricia Mazzei and Richard A. Oppel, Jr. -- The things we know about school shooters / Erica Goode -- Tipster's warning to F.B.I. on Florida shooting suspect : "I know he's going to explode' / Richard A. Oppel Jr., Serge F. Kovaleski, Patricia Mazzei and Adam Goldman -- The boys are not all right / Michael Ian Black -- N.R.A. Chief, Wayne LaPierre, offers fierce defense of 2nd Amendment / Jeremy W. Peters -- Florida legislator's aide is fired after he calls Parkland students 'actors' / Maggie Astor -- Trump finds unlikely culprit in school shootings : Obama discipline policies / Erica L. Green -- Should teachers carry guns? Are metal detectors helpful? What experts say / Anemona Hartocolis and Jacey Fortin -- Letting American kids die / David Leonhardt -- The future : student action shaping the debate -- A 'mass shooting generation' cries out for change / Audra D.S. Burch, Patricia Mazzei and Jack Healy -- National school walkout : thousands protest against gun violence across the U.S. / Vivian Yee and Alan Blinder -- Florida shooting survivor wants action : 'we're children, you guys are the adults' / Julie Turkewitz and Niraj Chokshi -- Don't let my classmates' deaths be in vain / Christine Yared -- Will America choose its children over guns? / by The New York Times -- As victims are mourned in Florida, a search for solace, and action / Audra D.S. Burch, Nich Madigan, Richard Fausset and Julie Turkewitz -- Parents and students plead with Trump : 'How many children have to get shot?' / Julie Hirschfeld Davis -- In wake of Florida massacre, gun control advocates look / Lisa W. Foderaro and Kristin Jussey -- Get our of Facebook and into the N.R.A.'s face / Thomas L. Friedman -- I interned for Senator Rubio, now I'm begging him to act on guns / Shana Rosenthal -- Dear National Rifle Association : we won't let you win. From, teenagers / Darcy Schleifstein, Zachary Dougherty and Sarah Emily Baum -- Florida students began with optimism, then they spoke to lawmakers / Julie Turkewitz -- Outspoken and precocious, Florida students struggle with loss when the cameras turn off / Jack Healy -- Major shootings let to tougher gun laws, but to what end? / Linda Qui and Justin Bank -- 'We should not have this in common' : Santa Fe and Parkland students react to shooting / Niraj Chokshi and Audra D.S. Burch.
Subject: School shootings > United States > Prevention > Juvenile literature.
School shootings > Prevention > Juvenile literature.
School violence > Juvenile literature.
School violence > Prevention > Juvenile literature.

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