Reducing Weapons in Schools
An APA Division 15 Policy Brief
Weapons on school grounds can have negative emotional, physical and even lethal effects on victims and witnesses. Policies addressing these events at all levels are absent and needed.
Extending The Discussion
A Special Podcast With Drs. Ron Avi Astor & Jeff Greene
Sit down with Professor Ron Avi Astor (one of the policy brief’s two authors) for an important discussion on the challenges and opportunities for those seeking to reduce the impact of weapons in schools. A full copy of Chapter 5 from the discussed book (Bullying, school violence, and climate in evolving contexts: Culture, organization, and time) may be found here.