During the course of the past decade, school shootings have become frequent tragedies. The headline-making rampages at schools like Columbine and Santana raise the question: How can we put a stop to these violent tragedies? Violence in Our Schools: Halls of Hope, Halls of Fear provides a comprehensive look at school shootings and informative and motivational solutions that will help make school a safer place. The author presents the most current data on why these events have taken place and who is committing these violent acts. She also includes experts' opinions on and solutions to this dilemma. In each chapter readers are presented with "Questions to Ponder," which stimulate, raise awareness, and motivate.