Columbine High School Massacre

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An event that occurred on April 20, 1999, at Columbine High School near Littleton, Colorado, in which two heavily armed students, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, attacked their schoolmates, killing 12 students and one teacher and injuring another 21 students. The pair then committed suicide
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Since the Columbine school shooting in 1999, school districts increasingly participated.
Forty-six years later, in 1997, 16 American youth per day on average - the equivalent of the Columbine school shooting - died from firearm homicide, suicide or unintentional shooting.
htm) CNN publishing a police report revealing that officers had been on hand -- and unable to stop -- the Columbine school shooting in 1999.
When the Columbine school shooting happened in 1999, there was a similar outcry because the two perpetrators were students who played the shooter game "Doom," Hickey told Reuters.
Housed at Texas State University, the center was created after the 1999 Columbine school shooting.
In addition to the physical manifestations of stress, the emotional, psychological and spiritual toll on the nation is great, and other major shootings such as the Aurora movie theater shooting, the Virginia Tech massacre and the Columbine school shooting show us that crisis counseling and other resources are necessary, even for people who are far removed from the actual events.
For example, concern was highest in the days and months after the April 20, 1999 Columbine school shooting, with an all-time high of 55% saying they fear for their children's safety in a poll conducted immediately after than incident.
Reasons may include the crackdown on student behavior since the 1999 Columbine school shooting massacre as well as the No Child Left Behind act's requirement that schools report violent acts and sanctioning those that report too many, inadvertently forcing schools to expel difficult students.
With the recent passing of the fourth anniversary of the Columbine school shooting, a new study finds that the media's coverage bred a culture of fear nationwide that defies logic.
During that time he traveled with Jennings to cover the Columbine school shooting in Colorado and to Cuba for Pope John Paul II's historic visit.
Mentions of guns or gun control as the nation's top problem was highest after the Columbine school shooting in 1999 -- but only 10% mentioned it at that time, and that percentage soon fell.