School Violence in Canada
Updated: Jan 13
Comments are added by Home Education Funding Alberta
Are schools really a safe place where kids go to learn? Not according to this article. In the article linked below you will find many statistics of the growing rates of violence in schools across Canada.
For example in:
"Tabor, 1999: a former student entered a school and shot two students; one died.
Toronto, 2003: a student was wounded by gunshot fire outside a school for alternate studies.
Toronto, 2004: one student stabbed another to death at a restaurant during their school lunch break. In an unrelated domestic incident six days later, a teacher was shot in the head in a school parking lot.
Bowmanville, 2006: a student opened fire in a school with a pellet gun.
Toronto, 2007: a boy was shot to death in a high school."
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Unfortunately, this is just one of many articles available on the internet exposing the violence that occurs in public schools. So, choose to home educate your child(ren) and keep them far away from all the needless violence that occurs in public schools.