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Parental Fear About School Safety Back to Pre-Newtown Level
The percentage of U.S. parents who fear for their children's safety at school has dropped to 24%, a level not seen since before the 2012 Newtown, Connecticut, massacre.
Three in 10 U.S. Parents Worry About Child's Safety at School
Three in 10 U.S. parents say they fear for their child's safety at school -- similar to recent years, but lower than after Columbine and Sandy Hook. One in 10 parents say their child has expressed concerns about safety at school.
Foster a Sense of Safety in Students by Building Engagement
Many U.S. students begin their early years in school feeling safe, but that feeling subsides as they progress through school.
Parents' School Safety Fears Haven't Receded Since Newtown
As the new school year starts, 33% of U.S. parents of school-aged children say they fear for their child's physical safety at school, unchanged from the days right after December's Newtown, Conn., massacre, but up from 25% last August.
Americans' Views on Guns, School Safety Before Connecticut Shooting
As news of the tragic mass shooting Friday at a Connecticut grade school unfolds, experts, leaders, and the media will be taking a hard look at issues of school safety and gun control.
U.S. Parents' Fears for Child's Safety at School Unchanged
In the U.S., 28% of parents of school-aged children express concern for their child's physical safety at school, while 13% say their children have expressed fear about feeling unsafe at school.
Fear for Child's Safety Nearly Back to Pre-Sandy Hook Levels
The percentage of U.S. parents who say they fear for their child's safety at school has fallen to 27% after being elevated for more than a year following the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, in 2012.
Gallup Vault: Columbine a Sign of Systemic US Problems
Eight in 10 Americans said in 1999 that Columbine was not an isolated incident, but rather a sign that something was "seriously wrong" in the U.S.
Americans' Fear of Walking Alone Ties 52-Year Low
Three in 10 Americans fear walking alone near their home at night, tied for the fewest since 1965. Worries about specific crimes have generally been stable over time.
Nigeriens Remain Confident in Institutions Amid Conflict
Confidence in Niger's government and military remains strong amid extremist violence. Yet, President Mahamadou Issoufou's approval rating has declined significantly.