We are continuing the tough conversation about violent crime in K–12 schools across the U.S. during National Campus Safety Awareness Month #NCSAM 2021. The stats we gathered on gun violence in particular might be the most appalling.
Gun Violence at K–12 Schools in the U.S.
Gun violence affects an estimated 3 million students in the United States every year. In 2019 alone, there were 45 school shootings, averaging almost one shooting per school week.
Read on for more statistics about the gun violence plaguing U.S. schools:
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