Peer-reviewed Articles

Shuffleton, A. (2015). Theorizing Gun Violence in Schools: Philosophy, Not Silver Bullets. Educational Theory, 65, 363-369.

Warnick, B., Kim, S. H., & Robinson, S. (2015). Gun Violence and the Meaning of American Schools. Educational Theory, 65, 371-386.

Professional Articles

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Wheeless, H. (February 16, 2018). Educator: It’s time teachers took a tough stand on gun control. They should walk out. The Washington Post. Retrieved from Valerie Strauss,

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Colorado Faith Communities United to End Gun Violence:

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