•Many insist on combining all types of school shootings/violence saying they are the same, but: •This could not be further from the truth when examining K-12 school violence historically in the United States •Public mass shootings, university shootings, international shootings, and K-12 school shootings are not the same •They have different catalysts, motivations, types of occurrence, and offenders
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