Missouri schools with lower state funding suffered higher rates of gun violence
The article follows Christian Rich, a 15-year old student who has suffered through multiple gun shootings experienced at school. The author explains that the lack of funding in low-funded Missouri schools encourages a continuous cycle of gun violence and poor educational outcomes. A star analysis depicted how schools who received less funding suffered more from gun violence compared to schools who received more funding. Moreover, teachers in Kansas city, where most of the funding goes towards charter schools, have not received any training on how to communicate and help students suffering from trauma before 2020. For the full article, click here. For more information on gun violence, click here.