school shootings en School Security: Finding The Right Balance <p>A recent stabbing incident, which injured more than twenty-students at a Pennsylvania school, has once again reminded us that violence can occur in any district and in any form.&nbsp; And schools in New Hampshire are taking note, continually adjusting their safety plans.&nbsp; We’re finding out how this discussion continues to evolve.</p><p><strong><u>GUESTS:</u></strong></p><ul><li><strong><a href="">Ellen Cohn</a> – </strong>psychology professor and coordinator of the <a href="">Justice Studies Program</a> at the University of New Hampshire.</li><li><strong>Kevin Hamilton – </strong>retired state trooper and head of the <a href="">Campton School Board</a>’s Safety Committee.</li><li><strong>Debra Livingston – </strong>superintendent of the <a href="">Manchester School District</a> and former superintendent of the Walpole district, where a <a href="">student shot himself at school in 2012</a>.</li></ul><p><strong>LINKS:</strong></p><ul><li><a href="">CDC statistics </a>on school violence, 1992-2010: doesn't show a significant trend</li><li>Slate put together a <a href="">chart of school shootings since 1980</a>: shows more big spikes over time</li><li><a href="">FBI data</a> on active shooter events</li></ul><p></p><p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 The Exchange 46797 at School Security: Finding The Right Balance Talking About Mental Health, Post-Newtown <P><A href=""><STRONG>Andrew Beaujon </STRONG></A>is senior online reporter for the Poynter institute. He talked to a number of health reporters about <A href="">how they think mental health coverage is being handled post-Newtown</A>, and he joins us with his findings.</P> <P></P> <P> Mon, 07 Jan 2013 15:40:57 +0000 Virginia Prescott 19683 at Talking About Mental Health, Post-Newtown School Safety Essential But Never Simple <p></p><p>In the wake of the <a href="" target="_blank">mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut</a>, it’s only natural for New Hampshire residents to ask if <em>our</em> schools are safe.</p><p>State and local officials say they have made the right moves over the years to keep students and staff safe – but they say school safety is not a simple task.</p> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 22:43:09 +0000 Brady Carlson 18648 at School Safety Essential But Never Simple Granite Staters Reflect on the Newtown School Shootings <p>Days after&nbsp;one of the most deadly school shootings in&nbsp;history many&nbsp;Granite Staters remain numbed, scared and angry.&nbsp;How could something like this happen... again?&nbsp;How could someone be that cold&nbsp;to kill innocent first grade&nbsp;children?&nbsp; What can be&nbsp;done so this doesn't ever happen in the Granite&nbsp;State, or anywhere else? Today get your thoughts, questions and suggestions?</p><p><strong>Guests</strong></p> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 14:00:00 +0000 Laura Knoy 18479 at Granite Staters Reflect on the Newtown School Shootings