School Shootings Research Paper by cee-cee

School Shootings
This paper explores what can be done to prevent high school and college shootings in America.
# 110740 | 2,295 words | 10 sources | APA | 2008 | US

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The paper provides a history of recent school shootings in the US, discusses the development of new laws to prevent school shootings, looks at the security measures taken by colleges/universities and refers to the most infamous cases of shooting attacks. The paper notes the role played by the media and concludes that the bottom line for Americans today remains how to keep guns out of the schools and students from killing each other and their teachers.

Review and Discussion

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Fast, J. D. (2003). After Columbine: How people mourn sudden death. Social Work, 48(4), 484.
  • Kondrasuk, J. N., Greene, T., Waggoner, J., Edwards, K., & Nayak-Rhodes, A. (2005). Violence affecting school employees. Education, 125(4), 638.
  • Muschert, G. (2003, August). USA Today (Society for the Advancement of Education), 132(2699), 14.
  • Peterson, T. L., & Hoover, J. H. (2005). No easy answers: The truth behind death at Columbine. Reclaiming Children and Youth, 13(4), 249.
  • Rosen, G. (2000, September). Yes and no to gun control. Commentary, 110(2), 47.

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APA Format

School Shootings (2008, December 30) Retrieved May 08, 2021, from

MLA Format

"School Shootings" 30 December 2008. Web. 08 May. 2021. <>