school shootings http://nhpr.org en School Security: Finding The Right Balance http://nhpr.org/post/school-security-finding-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="http://cola.unh.edu/faculty-member/ellen-cohn">Ellen Cohn</a> – </strong>psychology professor and coordinator of the <a href="http://cola.unh.edu/justice-studies">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="http://ces.sau48.org/schoolboard/">Campton School Board</a>’s Safety Committee.</li><li><strong>Debra Livingston – </strong>superintendent of the <a href="http://www.mansd.org/">Manchester School District</a> and former superintendent of the Walpole district, where a <a href="http://www.unionleader.com/article/20120211/NEWS07/702109947/0/FRONTPAGE">student shot himself at school in 2012</a>.</li></ul><p><strong>LINKS:</strong></p><ul><li><a href="http://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/youthviolence/schoolviolence/savd.html">CDC statistics </a>on school violence, 1992-2010: doesn't show a significant trend</li><li>Slate put together a <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/map_of_the_week/2012/12/sandy_hook_a_chart_of_all_196_fatal_school_shootings_since_1980_map.html">chart of school shootings since 1980</a>: shows more big spikes over time</li><li><a href="http://leb.fbi.gov/2014/january/active-shooter-events-from-2000-to-2012">FBI data</a> on active shooter events</li></ul><p></p><p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 The Exchange 46797 at http://nhpr.org School Security: Finding The Right Balance Talking About Mental Health, Post-Newtown http://nhpr.org/post/talking-about-mental-health-post-newtown <P><A href="http://www.poynter.org/author/abeaujon/"><STRONG>Andrew Beaujon </STRONG></A>is senior online reporter for the Poynter institute. He talked to a number of health reporters about <A href="http://www.poynter.org/latest-news/mediawire/199090/mental-health-reporters-say-newtown-shooting-coverage-shows-progress/">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 http://nhpr.org Talking About Mental Health, Post-Newtown School Safety Essential But Never Simple http://nhpr.org/post/school-safety-essential-never-simple <p></p><p>In the wake of the <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/12/17/167441187/details-of-newtown-shootings-too-difficult-to-discuss-now-police-say" 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 http://nhpr.org School Safety Essential But Never Simple Granite Staters Reflect on the Newtown School Shootings http://nhpr.org/post/granite-staters-reflect-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 http://nhpr.org Granite Staters Reflect on the Newtown School Shootings