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School Shootings in the US
Posted By Barry Ritholtz On December 29, 2012 @ 2:30 pm In Current Affairs,Digital Media | Comments Disabled
This map displays the casualties and fatalities in school shootings in the US from 1997-2012. It is based on data drawn from the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence .
This is not a great chart — the size of the circles creates a perceptual problem (each school shooting doesnt cover a 200 square mile area) and the coloring of the legend is not at all intuitive (wait is purple good or bad?) — but even with that, the sheer volume of School Shootings surprised me.
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 Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence: http://www.bradycampaign.org/xshare/pdf/school-shootings.pdf
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