The H.E.R.O. Report
The H.E.R.O. Report is a monthly newsletter that summarizes critical incidents, safety ideas, and issues pertaining to child safety. The information provided is not intended to sensationalize school violence but rather is intended to analyze trends and stimulate thought.
Teachers Shot “Execution Style” During Active Shooter DrillStory DetailsThe Indiana State Teachers Association was outraged last month after several teachers were shot “execution style” with plastic pellets during an active shooter training session at...read more
Student Superintendent Leads School Safety Reform EffortsStory DetailsWCNC News in Charlotte, NC recently interviewed Eliza Tran, the Student Superintendent at Myers Park High School about her efforts to spur school safety reform in her district. Eliza...read more
Preparing Parents for Violent Intruders Story Details Last month, Virginia Delegate Schuyler VanValkenburg proposed a bill that would require every school in Virginia to give parents a 24-hour warning prior to conducting an active shooter or lockdown drill at their...read more
Federal School Safety Commission Releases Final Report Story Details On December 18th, the Federal Commission on School Safety released its final report. The commission was created in the wake of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School to research and...read more
"We Are the Generation of School Shooters"Story DetailsDuring a recent pilot study at a Southern California high school, our team heard the following quote from a sophomore student during a focus group: “We are the generation of school shooters.” When we...read more
Bullying a Probable Cause of the 35th U.S. School Shooting Death in 2018Story DetailsAccording to Education Week, a student shot to death at Butler High School in North Carolina represented the 35th school shooting death in the United States since the...read more