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Mar 22, 2018

Four in 10 Teachers Say Their School Is Not Well Protected

In the U.S., 40% of teachers say their schools are not well protected from potential shooters gaining entry.
Mar 15, 2018

New Series: Teachers' Views on Carrying Guns, School Safety

Follow Gallup's special series on U.S. teachers' views on carrying guns in schools and the policies that they believe will make schools safer.
Aug 17, 2017

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.
Jan 23, 2018

In the News: School Shootings

Before the recent school shootings in Kentucky and Texas, 24% of U.S. parents said they feared for their children's safety at school.
Mar 16, 2018

Most U.S. Teachers Oppose Carrying Guns in Schools

Most U.S. teachers are opposed to arming school teachers and staff as a way to prevent casualties in school shootings. Nearly one in five teachers would choose to carry a gun at school.
Mar 22, 2018

U.S. Teachers Prioritize Gun Control to Prevent Shootings

U.S. school teachers overwhelmingly say stricter gun laws and bans on assault weapons are the best ways to prevent future school shootings.
Mar 14, 2018

U.S. Preference for Stricter Gun Laws Highest Since 1993

Sixty-seven percent of U.S. adults say the laws covering firearm sales should be stricter, up from 60% last fall and the highest since 1993.
Mar 15, 2018

Satisfaction With Direction of U.S. Down in March

The 28% of Americans who say they are satisfied with the direction of the U.S. in March is down from the 36% recorded in February.
Apr 20, 2017

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.
Aug 25, 2015

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.
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