Why Do School Shootings Happen So Often In The US?

Why Do School Shootings Happen So Often In The US?

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School shootings have become worryingly common, particularly in America. The increase in school shootings (and other mass shootings) in recent times have given rise to public concern over gun violence and socialization of kids and young adults. We discuss the principal reasons these shootings and the possible ways to stop them.

School Shootings In The US

Why Do School Shootings Happen So Often In The US?

Why Do School Shootings Happen So Often In The US?

School shooting is a type of mass shooting that purposely targets an education institution such as a daycare center, primary school, high school, or university. Records show that the problem of school shootings is now a growing trend.

  • 2010-2015: 100 school shootings, 101 deaths
  • 2000s: 49 school shootings, 91 deaths
  • 1990s: 40 school shootings, 76 deaths
  • 1980s: 23 school shootings, 28 deaths
  • 1970s: 20 school shootings, 26 deaths
  • 1960s: 16 school shootings, 39 deaths
  • 1950s: 16 school shootings, 12 deaths
  • 1940s: 6 school shootings, 4 deaths
  • 1930s: 6 school shootings, 6 deaths
  • 1920s: 9 school shootings, 5 deaths
  • 1910s: 17 school shootings, 12 deaths
  • 1900s: 12 school shootings, 11 deaths

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