Stop School Attacks – level 2

15-11-2019 15:00

The US Secret Service usually protects the US president and other government officials, but it also does other work. It released a comprehensive report about US school attacks that suggested that the attacks were preventable.

The report said that there were some commonalities among the attacks. Many students who attacked schools were bullied, had behavior problems, and communicated their intent ahead of time. Many students used guns that they found at their homes or at a family member’s home.

However, the Secret Service said that it is not easy to know which students may attack a school. The organization said that schools need to find students who show warning signs and get them help.

Difficult words: comprehensive (thorough, detailed), commonality (a similarity, a pattern), intent (a plan to do something).

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