School Improvement Network

Guns in Schools Survey (closed)

In the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, everyone is talking about how to make schools safer. Do educators feel safe at work? Should there be armed police or guards in schools? Give us your opinion and be entered to win a free Kindle Fire! Giveaway announced on our Facebook page on January 30, 2013.

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1. How many years have you been working in education?

2. How safe do you feel in your school?

3. How safe do you think your students feel in school?

4. Do you feel your school is a safe place from gun violence?

5. Has your school taken steps to increase safety in your classroom since the Sandy Hook shooting?


   If "yes", what are they?

6. Prior to this school year, did your school have a safety plan in place in the event of an armed intruder?

  If not, do you have one now?

7. How likely would you be to bring a firearm to school if you were allowed to?

8. Do you own a firearm?

9. Have you been offered training in firearm safety or a concealed carry course from your school, district, or state since the Sandy Hook shooting?

10. Do you currently have armed police/guards at your school during classroom hours?

11. Before the Sandy Hook shooting, did you have armed police/guards at your school during classroom hours?

  If not, does your school now have a plan to have armed police/guards on site?

12. Do you feel that having an armed police officer/guards in your school would improve safety or make your school less safe?