The Oregon paper, the Register Guard has an extensive on-line archive
of materials related to the Thurston High shootings, which includes all
the stories reported in the paper about the shooting, Kip Kinkel's sentencing
hearing, the victims, and the community's response, plus a picture gallery and a memorial issue of the school paper.
The Washington Post provides a timeline of recent cases of juvenile
violence that includes the school shooting cases.
The National School Safety Center provides a more detailed report on "school
associated violent deaths."
Salon.com provides extensive coverage of the ongoing debates sparked by the
school shootings, including issues of gun control, the internet, violent
music, and adolescent alienation.
On June 13, 1999, in direct response to the Thurston shooting, President
Clinton directed the Department of Education and the Department of Justice to
develop an early warning guide to help "adults reach out to troubled children
quickly and effectively." This report is the result. It provides, among other
things, a list of warning signs for potentially violent children and principles
for using that list in a way that does't unnecessarily stigmatize troubled
Violence prevention resources for parents, educators and communities. These
resources are designed to help teachers and parents help kids cope in the
aftermath of a tragedy.
This site, hosted by the FamilyEducation Network, features articles, a form
with experts discussing school violence, and links to more online school safety
tips and resources for parents.
This article by the American Psychological Association advises parents on how
to help children resist violent behavior, and how to tell if they are at