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Escape, enhance, engage: strategies for handling school violence

Escape, enhance, engage: strategies for handling school violence

By Paige Umholtz

April 16, 2015

April 20, 1999 was just another day in the small town of Littleton, Colorado. Columbine High School was preparing for the first lunch shift of the day. Then, the unthinkable happened. Two students opened fire on students at the school, killing 13 people before committing suicide themselves. On Frid...

Hoard is more than a statistic

Hoard is more than a statistic

By Reginald Stanton

March 27, 2015

While I was living on the south side of Chicago, I attended Urban Prep-Englewood, an all-boy school where 99 percent of the students were African-American. I started in the middle of the year, so everyone had a clique, and it was difficult for me to make friends. That first year was tough, but my...

Videos that pack a punch

Videos that pack a punch

By Victoria Sundin, Robert E. Lee High School

February 2, 2015

For better or worse, fights at school will catch anyone's attention. In the heat of battle, some run away, some call a person of authority, and some even try to break it up. Some encircle the action with their cellphones, recording it to show their friends -- or the world. The shrine to Robert E....