Look out and listen: Experts told police, teachers and school administrators doing those two things can help stop school violence.
Around 200 people attended a safe school initiative at Penn High School today put on by the Secret Service and the Department of Education. They learned from a school violence study that in more than half of the attacks – someone knew the attacker's plan.
The same rules for first responders work for parents. Experts want you to know... listening to your child is so important.
Northeast Ohio is hard to forget. A Chardon High School student shot and killed three teens. Two were injured.
People 200 miles away from Chardon, Ohio are already learning from it.
"We've been doing a lot of things right," said Dr. Jerry Thacker, superintendent of Penn-Harris-Madison schools.
But everyone can do more.
"We need to be proactive," said Thacker, "That's one of the reasons we are doing this."