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School House Hype: Two Years Later

In July, 1998, the Justice Policy Institute (JPI) sought to inject some context into the debate around school violence inspired by the tragic shootings that occurred in Jonesboro, Arkansas, and a number of other communities. In School House Hype: School Shootings and the Real Risks Kids Face in America. JPI compared the notion that children faced growing risks of violent death by gunfire with the statistical reality of school shootings.

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