Florida shooting: school threats spike 'significantly'

Florida shooting: school threats spike 'significantly'
 

For one small US non-profit group, the Florida school shooting that killed 17 this month came as no surprise.
"We felt like there was a something big potentially coming," said Amy Klinger of the Educators' School Safety Network.
Her organisation tracks media reports on school threats and incidents. It found a 12% increase in threats to schools between the autumn school semesters of 2016 and 2017, and a 59% rise in violent incidents.
But what has alarmed the group is that they have tracked almost 400 cases since the attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
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25 February 2018 in World News, Views: 39
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