SCHOOL SHOOTINGS AND AMERICA’S CHILDREN KEY NATIONAL INDICATORS

SOME SHOOTINGS AT US SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES

• February 2018, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Parkland, Florida: deaths 17
• January 2018, Marshall County High School, Marshall County, Kentucky: deaths 2
• December 2017, Aztec High School, Aztec, New Mexico: deaths 2
• October 2015, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona: deaths 3
• October 2015, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, Oregon: deaths 9
• October 2014, Marysville Pilchuck High School, Marysville, Washington: deaths 4
• October 2013, Sparks Middle School, Sparks, Nevada: deaths 2
• June 2013,
Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, California: deaths 5
• Janvier 2013, Hazard Community and Technical College, Hazard, Kentucky: deaths 3
• December  2012, Sandy Hook Elementary School, Newtown, Connecticut: deaths 28
April 2012, Oikos University, Oakland, California: deaths 7
February 2012, Chardon High School, Chardon, Ohio: deaths 3
December 2011, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia: deaths 2
May 2011, San Jose State University, San Jose, California: deaths 3
January 2011, Millard South High School, Omaha, Nebraska: deaths 2
March 2010, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio: deaths 2
February 2010, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville: deaths 3
March 2009, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts: death 1
March 2008, Davidson High School Shooting, Mobile, Alabama: death 1
February 2008, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb: deaths 6
February 2008, Louisiana Technical College shooting, Baton Rouge: deaths 3
October 2007, Success Tech Academy, Cleveland, Ohio: death 1
April 2007, Virginia Tech Institute and University: deaths 33
October 2006, West Nickel Mines School, Nickel Mines, Pennnsylviana: deaths 6
March 2005, Red Lake High School, Red Lake, Minnesota: deaths 7
April 1999, Columbine High School, Littleton, Colorado: deaths 13

More statistics on Wikipedia

 

AMERICA’S CHILDREN – KEY NATIONAL INDICATORS

 

 • In 2017, there were 73.8 million children ages 0-17 in the United States.
Missing Children reported each year: 797,500 (2185 per day): White (non-Hispanic) 428,800 – Black (non-Hispanic) 149,700 – Hispanic (163,900).
• One in Seven youth online (ages 10-17) receives a sexual solicitation or approach over the internet.
• 34% had an unwanted exposure to sexual material online.
• Research indicates that 1 in 5 girls and 1 in 10 boys will be sexually victimized before adulthood.
• Runaway/Thrownaway reported: 357 600 (nearly one-half of missing children).
• An American is sexually assaulted every two and a half minutes!
• About 44% of rape victims are under 18; about 15% are under age 12.
• 77% of US students are bullied,
• Almost 30% of youth in the United States are estimated to be involved in bullying as either a bully,
a target of bullying, or both.
• Youth perpetrators of serious violent crime (ages 12-17): 17 per 1000.
• 100.000 students carry a gun to school. 18.1 % of students report being threatened or injured with a weapon at school.
• 250.000 students are physically assaulted each month in the United States. 46% of males, and 26% of females reported they had been in physical fights.
• Youth adults ages 16-19 who were neither enrolled in school nor working: 7.6%.
• Students who reported using illicit drug in the previous 30 days: 22% (of the 12th graders).
• Students who reported having 5 or more alcoholic beverage in a raw in the last 2 weeks: 25% (of the 12th graders).
• Injury deaths of children ages 5-14: 8.2 per 100 000.
• Injury deaths of adolescent (ages 15-19): 51.3 per 100 000.
• In 2005, 40% of households with children 0-17 reported housing problems.
• 5.4 % of children ages 4-17 reported by a parent to have serious emotional or behavioral difficulties.
Unintentional Injuries are the leading cause of death for children in the USA! Every minute and a half, an infant is seen in an emergency department for an unintentional injury!

STATISTICS FROM:: National Center For Missing and Exploited Children; Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics; The National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center; Bureau of Justice.

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