“The growing number of mass shootings and domestic violence homicides, as well as the devastation wrought by guns in urban communities, has culminated in a surging pressure to address this epidemic.”
“A few important caveats apply: Sometimes, policies affect some measures but not others. And just because a policy works one place doesn’t mean it will succeed elsewhere.”
“From a list of some of our most-read stories from Politics K-12, and one more from one of our fellow Education Week reporters, we selected 10 pieces that really resonated with our audience.”
The Hechinger Report
“Suicides are not a failure of youth’s ability to cope as much as they are a catastrophe of adults’ inability to respond.”
If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255), or the Crisis Text Line—text TALK to 741741—are free, 24-hour services that can provide support, information and resources.
The New York Times
“The Trump administration went after gang members — and instead destroyed the American dreams of immigrant teenagers around the country.”