Rather than debating whether or not teachers should be armed, what if we instead identified solutions to prevent heinous violent attacks from occurring in the first place? And what if, instead of believing all persons living with serious mental illness are violent loners who should be hospitalized, we learned how to recognize and respond to
SSI Guardian President, Michael Yorio, speaks with Neil Cavuto on Fox News about implementing best practices to help mitigate school shootings. He explains that we can’t continue to do the same things over and over, hoping for a different result.
Schools are the 2nd most at-risk location for mass shootings. In light of recent events, it’s vital to ask these questions, understand that 95% of school shootings are committed by students, and recognize that bullying is the #1 attributing factor.
There are many ideas on school safety but it is important that we focus on best practices and existing solutions that are proven to improve the safety and security of our schools. SSI Guardian President Michael A. Yorio speaks with NBC ATLANTA