School Violence Lands More than 90,000 a Year in the ER, Study Finds

Linda Carroll, NBC News, January 13, 2014

Despite all the lip service given to battling bullying, many kids are still being seriously hurt while on school grounds, a new study shows. Each year more than 90,000 school children suffer “intentional” injuries severe enough to land them in the emergency room, according to the study published in Pediatrics.

Though there was a decrease in the number of intentional injuries at school over the last 10 years, it was minor, said study co-author Dr. Siraj Amanullah, an assistant professor of emergency medicine and pediatrics at the Alpert Medical School at Brown University.

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Amanullah and his colleagues pored through data from the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System—All Injury Program collected from January of 2001 through December of 2008. The ER reports include a plethora of detail, including the type of injury, whether it occurred at school and whether it was the result of an accident or was intentional.

While cuts and bruises were the most common injuries at 40 percent, fractures accounted for 12 percent, brain injuries for 10 percent and sprains and strains another 7 percent. The vast majority of injuries—96 percent—were the result of an assault, with most perpetrators identified as friends or acquaintances. A full 10 percent of the assaults involved multiple perpetrators.

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During the study period, a total of 7,397,301 injuries occurred at school, of which 736,014 were intentional. The new study shows “that almost 10 percent of injuries are intentional, which means there’s a lot of violence going on in the schools that doesn’t include football, or hockey, or volleyball or tripping and falling and getting hurt,” said Patrick Tolan, a professor at the University of Virginia and director of Youth-Nex, the U.Va. Center to Promote Effective Youth Development.

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[Editor’s Note: Another report on this study noted that non-whites are more likely than whites to be assaulted in schools.]

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  • Jesse James

    Home schooling can be difficult for working parents but not as difficult as having a teenager with brain damage from a beat down at school. As long as lawless undisciplined savages are a Federal protected class and placed above reasonable local discipline by no less than the US Attorney General your sons and daughters will be physically at risk.

  • Luca

    No statistics on the race of the perpetrators? Gee, I wonder why?

    • JohnEngelman

      Probably because race is only a social construct.

      *sarcasm off*

      • Luca

        Race is a social construct when it suits their narrative. Whenever there is a black victim of anything, the liberal media labels blacks as victims and Whites as racist.

        • David Ashton

          As in Britain, where “racist bullying” only affects Muslims, &c.

    • John Smith

      Great point…another topic (of many) the filthy anti-white media creatures won’t touch.

      Let’s see…a nine month school year. That’s roughly 10,000 per month, 2,500 per week, 500 per day.

      I wonder what the rate was…oh I don’t know…pre 1954 when all the racist whites weren’t “blessed” with die-versity and blacks in their schools?

  • Lewis33

    Depending on where you live, its getting to be child abuse to send your kid to public school.

    • D.B. Cooper

      You need to shake off the kids’ mentality that it’s being a snitch if you tattle. I saw felonies every hour at all of my schools, and I went to mainly white schools.

  • Critic_of_Leviathan

    Years ago, I taught in an all-black school. I broke up at least twenty fights in a single year. I felt like a referee for the World Wrestling Federation–except that this was real.

    Anybody who tells me that blacks and whites are equal can go to hell.

    • Berkeley Guy

      I went to Lewis middle school in the 90’s in what some people referred to as “the Harlem of Boston” (Roxbury). I saw what you saw for the most part, and probably a lot more.

      From my experience, most of the black students wanted to teach me how inferior I was, and how blacks are just better.

      • Fighting_Northern_Spirit

        My mom grew up in Medway Massachusetts and lived in a boarding hospital in Boston in her teens because she had one of the last cases of polio before the vaccine was rolled out in the ’50s. In high school she took driver’s ed and their car broke down in Roxbury; even in 1959 the instructor was afraid to get out of the car to look under the hood. I always remember that anecdote when I hear how much better behaved blacks were before the Snivel Rights era.

      • Critic_of_Leviathan

        I find the Negro Ego most amusing and laughable. The fact is that blacks have no idea how far in over their heads they are living in a civilized country.

    • LACounty

      You weren’t paid enough. I don’t care how much you made.

    • NeanderthalDNA

      The females were often the worst. I refused to get in the middle of that unless I had no choice. The aftermath general involved brushing off a few tumbleweeds of ripped out weave and wondering what blood born pathogens lurked in the various bodily fluids that landed on me somewhere.

      How anyone finds those females attractive is beyond me. Just get in the middle of a couple going at each other and try not to feel revulsion on multiple levels.

      • Critic_of_Leviathan

        You read my mind. When I tell people of my experiences with black kids, the thing they are most surprised to hear is that the girls are worse than the boys. I know that this is merely anecdotal, but I insist that it is true. I could sometimes get a black male to calm down. With a black female, forget it. When two girls were ready to go at it, I could almost hear Fucik’s “Entry of the Gladiators” in the background.

        I wish that you hadn’t reminded me of those stupid hair weaves. They can take those along with their doo-rags and hair picks and shove all of it. I licitly associate all of that Bantu paraphernalia with depravity.

  • D.B. Cooper

    If you get stabbed in the leg, and the attacker pulls out the knife so he can stab your other leg, YOU will get expelled for fighting if you grab the attacker’s hand and punch his face.
    You sue the school, and get the principal fired if they punish a kid for self defense.
    I went to mostly white schools, and there were punks there too. Perhaps my greatest regret was not fighting back in school back then.
    I’ll hit back nowadays, but no one picks a fight with a 6′, 210 pounder, not even gang bangers.

    • Zaporizhian Sich

      Better to be expelled for defending yourself, or your friend(s) from death or serious injury than to bleed to death from a stab wound to the leg. In my view, someone pulling a knife is an immediate threat to life and limb, and should be killed as such.

      • NeanderthalDNA

        That looks like a Sarmatian warrior woman. Interesting folk those ancient western Iranics…(Aryans).

        • Zaporizhian Sich

          It’s from a scene in the movie Centurion, the actress seen here is Axelle Caroline as a Pict warrior woman. They stopped Rome from expanding any further into Britannia, modern day Scots are directly descended from them. They are Celts just like many people living in present day Ukraine during the first and second century A.D.

          • David Ashton

            One possible origin of Arthur’s sword is Sarmatian.

  • bigone4u

    Now that the public schools, the streets, and our parks are a war zone, what next? The public library? The symphony? No, of course not, because the library and the symphony are the last places blacks want to be. Just as school is the last place black youths want to be.

    I have an idea: Distance education for blacks. They don’t have to attend class, just show up to take tests. They study at home (LOL). I’d even contribute money to help a “deserving” black youth with a home computer.

    No blacks on campus, much less violence.

    • Jesse James

      Our public library in Athens GA is a flop house for homeless people and very heavy on diversity. I bet the most accessed web site on the library computers is Worldstar Hip Hop. The library might have once been a no go place for youths but now with free internet access it is the place to be. Obvious drug dealers camp out in the parking lot.

      • Fighting_Northern_Spirit

        Same story in the formerly-beautiful downtown library in Los Angeles, and many of the branches too. Leftists librarians have dumbed down libraries for decades, and now they’re reaping what they’ve sown. I worked for LAPL for a decade and I saw it all.

    • Anon

      That already exists.
      Funny. But blacks cry and whine and go on and on and on about getting their kids into the latest charter school scam. And they are right, about it being vital to separate from the sick local public school system for any legitimate student to have any chance at an education. Of course, this is usually a failure because it is THEIR children which are the cause of the problem.
      But what no one mentions is that welfare will 100% pay for online education, including the computer and including the internet access (ever notice how 100% of blacks are online….now you know why). NONE take the state up on the offer.
      Why? Because even though 100% of those welfare queens are unemployed and spend their days watching TV, the last thing they want is their children at home and to lift a finger to so much as turn the computer on in the morning and lock the kid in a room to get educated is UNHEARD of.
      After a certain age, the kids have no interest whatsoever in learning and can’t so much as read. They are going to school for reasons other than education. And even though remedial, intensive retardo online education is available online, that doesn’t involve gangs, drugs, whores or guns so a black over age 10 has no interest. Could possibly lure the occasional one with the idea that breaks involve playing on Xbox (also bought by welfare) but lets be honest here, neither student nor parent is anywhere on track with that.

      • Max Krakah

        The negro is driven by his jungle nature to violate as much of the world as possible.

    • Whitetrashgang

      Blacks homeschooling, 1-40,2 blunts,DVDs of COPS and Americas most wanted.Repeat for 12 years, get diploma and become teacher at local school

  • And yet we’re told all those suspensions of blacks and Hispanics from school are for nothing more than ticky-tack offenses.

    • Tim_in_Indiana

      Exactly right. We just saw that claim on January 8: “Gov’t: End Overly Zealous Discipline in Schools” (Big Story) in which Eric Holder said he wants to keep blacks and Hispanics out of the “school-to-prison pipeline.” That story hasn’t even scrolled off the Amren homepage yet.

  • LACounty

    White tax dollars to white schools only. I can dream. Anyway I’m glad my youngest is done with high school. Diversity was setting in.

  • MekongDelta69

    What it reads:
    “School Violence Lands More than 90,000 a Year in the ER, Study Finds”

    What it should read:
    Black School Violence Lands More than 90,000 a Year in the ER, Study Finds”

  • DonReynolds

    Oh….but the Attorney General says……we are supposed to let it all slide, so the perps will not quit school and end up in prison. Those ER visits are not all that important.

  • DailyKenn

    I saw no mention of fatalities. Am I missing something?

    Imagine a nationwide race riot that lasted ten months. Then, image that 9,000 people are injured each month; 90,000 by the year’s end. Now, imagine that riot reoccurring year after year after year. Would that be a national crisis? It IS a national crisis!

    Thanks to Amren for bringing this to forefront.

    • IstvanIN

      It would be a national emergency if it were white kids doing all the injuring, since it is blacks it just warrants a study. And probably another study. And then some money thrown at it. And then another study.

  • Spartacus

    [Editor’s Note: Another report on this study noted that non-whites are more likely than whites to be assaulted in schools.]

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    That’s because they’re more likely to live around other non-Whites….

    • itdoesnotmatter

      Or bring their gang turf conflicts to the campus and fight it out there too.

  • Zaporizhian Sich

    This is very disturbing, and I suspect this is merely a fraction of the actual numbers of children sent to the hospital with serious, even life threatening injuries. No doubt a shocking number of white children are victims of these attacks, which are more often than not totally unprovoked.

  • Reverend Bacon

    If they had any guts, they’d publish how many of the perpetrators were “non-white.” My guess is that almost all of them are.

  • sbuffalonative

    From the link to the second story:

    The researchers found that kids aged 10 to 14, non-whites and boys had higher risks of being injured intentionally at school compared to kids of other age groups, whites and girls, respectively.

    There are no charges of ‘racism’ meaning that these injuries to non-whites must be caused by other non-whites. If these incidents were whites attacking non-whites, it would have been the focus of the article and the NAACP and white liberal apologists would have made this an issue.

  • ncpride

    This will only get worse with the continued browning of America. I’ve already told my own kids that by the time they have school aged children, there probably won’t be a decent public school left in the country, so they should either prepare to pay big bucks for an exclusive private school, or we can work together to homeschool them. I prefer the latter, but we’ll see.

    • Irishgirl

      When I was a kid, I went to schools that were well over 90% white and not only was the education top-rate, the whole experience was wonderful – the extracurricular activities, music, arts, drama, sports, clubs, dances, and on and on. It breaks my heart to see a number of promising white kids I know who decide to finish high school online because school just got too horrible and scary for them. While they may get a good education online, they are missing out on so much more that we as a society are cheating them out of by forcing them to attend integrated schools.

      • ncpride

        *sigh* It really is a shame, but so many of our schools have become flat out warzones, and no one seems to want to get to the heart of the issues, preferring instead to point fingers and blame any and everyone else except the real culprits. Until something gives or the whole system collapses, we’ll have to do the best we can by our own, and make new traditions and memories for them.

      • saxonsun

        Same here. Our schools were outstanding in every way. There were only a few blacks–heaven!

  • itdoesnotmatter

    A sweet, naive Berkeley neighbor [back in the days before I moved to the ‘burbs] taught at a High School in Richmond. She was thrown down a flight of stairs by a group of stoodunt thugs, sustained broken bones as a result.
    She and her husband put their house on the market, sold out, moved back to Upper Peninsula, Michigan.

    • Reverend Bacon

      Yes, but did they learn anything other than “it’s much easier to be a liberal from a place like the Upper Peninsula of Michigan?”

  • Evette Coutier

    This could all be ended with electric shock collars.

  • DaveMed

    Look – there’s no question that, if you have the money, private schooling is far superior to public schooling. I was fortunate enough to never suffer from government propaganda.

    However, one must never let educational financial considerations prevent one from having more children. If you need to send your kids to public schools, have them and send them. The surest way to lose this fight is to have fewer kids.

    • Who Me?

      If you’re desperate to get a private education for your children, join a church that has a private school attached. Not necessarily Catholic, some Lutherans, many Seventh Day Adventists, etc. have church schools. Anyway, join, then ask the church for help with the tuition. Lots of people say this works, with the upside being the classes are smaller and each kid gets more teacher time. Downside is they get that particular brand of religion crammed down their throats, but that can’t be all bad.

  • Mike Conrad

    Whenever a white person goes down, blacks swarm around him en masse and kick him in the head. It’s only happened a million times. Brain injuries? Go figure.

  • Truth Teller

    There is a Christian primary, middle and high school in the suburb in which my grandchildren live. The middle school is $9,000 per child and the high school $11,300 per child with a 5 percent increase every year. No scholarships but discounts for 3 or more children. That’s a lot of money.
    If you are really committed to private school, live in a city. Many have lots of private schools and public transportation so the kids can get to school on their own. If you buy in the suburbs and send the kids to private school you might have to hire a driver because few suburbs have sufficient public transportation. Most importantly, there are very few private high schools in the suburbs and the Catholic parish schools often don’t have openings for non Catholics.

  • M&S

    You folks are missing the point of ‘Everything I need to know I learned in Kindergarten.’
    Children -need- (and want, tremendously) the socialization training as friends that prepares their minds and sets their subconscious situational ethics skills to accept and lever themselves upon the nature of the society they live in by interacting with other people whose own innocence helps make the meshing process easier.
    If they get only adult pattern imprinting, they become little adults without any cultured sense of the nuance that is ‘sometimes wrong is right but right is never wrong’.
    The dangers of our society is not from black violence in schools alone but from the nature of blacks, asians and Hispanics destroying our Folk Way (quality over quantity) and /replacing/ it with their own, violent and primitive, high TFR, equivalent.
    That is what is at risk here.
    If you are willing to allow your most precious gift to your people endure having to deal with multitudes of races in HUGE numbers as antisocial behaviors in the real world, they had better not grow up in a protected bubble of white-space.
    If you are not willing to see white society degraded, then it is not the schools that are at fault. It is the larger nature of society which is ill and you MUST fix that.
    Because adult blacks and Hispanics, while making up 13% and 27% of America’s population are responsible for 70% of it’s incarcerated criminals. And 60% of it’s HUD based housing. And 50% of it’s yearly murders and 35,000 rapes per year.
    And and and. All the things which bleed white social welfare reserves and prevent us from helping our own and advancing our subspecies.
    Yet if we do nothing but allow ourselves to be inundated with ‘vibrancy’ that -is- the society that white children will have to deal with when they grow up. And if they cannot do it because they are innocent of the brutal nature of racial competition, they will not survive.
    OTOH, innocence has real, innate, value as -focus-.
    On The Things That Matter.
    And having trusting relationships with other whites is what allows us to invent new ideas and explore new vistas that other racial groups simply don’t bother trying.
    If you value the latter as much as you dislike the former, then it is society itself which must be fixed. And if you will not indulge in an act of internal war whose slaughter would equal all losses in WWII put together _times two_, then you have to be willing to retreat and create a new land, where the disease of multicult die-versity cannot take hold.
    Because it is ours.
    IMO, we are now at a threshold tipping point where some, genetically blessed, peoples are beginning to diverge into a new species while those who never made the journey to civilization and moral thinking cannot be a part, lest their huge numbers of primitive alleles drag us all back into the miasma of barbarism.
    We don’t have to kill them but we must be protected from them. By having a Darwinian terrain isolate in which to generate the mutagenic sweeps which will change us and challenge us, forever.
    That is the goal we must be looking at, the objective truth we must be trying to create for our children and no others.
    The multicult derives political power from using our own money to pay for our total replacement, in our own lands.
    They do not have the dream of something more important than their own beliefs as benefits. And so they must be left with the other primitives who think solely of themselves. For they are like and like.
    In this, changing the way we teach our children is a given.
    As is isolating them from the social as behavioral imprinting of another homo subspecies whom they should not and typically -do not- want to breed with.
    But it has to be within the confines of creating a nation where we are better off in our own space, even if it is smaller than what it once was, than we would be in a world socialist commune, ‘sharing everything’. And having less and less until we have nothing at all.
    There is no absolute as evolutionary destiny here. But the fork in the road is here and now. And the way forward as choice will narrow with each year we do not make the choice, for ourselves, over all others.
    With this in mind, by all means, pull back. But also reach out.
    See to it that laws are implemented which allow us to set the standards by which our children are taught, outside the public school requirements list.
    And so allow us to create neighborhood schools where age-groups can learn, not for 8-10 months a year but all the time. Where they are absolutely immersed in education for it’s own sake and not a social engineering project. And where they are given -blocks- of education that fit a white minds ability to imprint huge amounts of data as complete skillsets, and then move on.
    Finally, don’t drown our students in 6-8 hours of institutionalized day care but provide them with 2-4hrs of highly individualized, computer based and collegiate (teaching assistants) monitored _expert_ instruction.
    And then let them go to do things which equally inculcate the benefits of working for their own community. Be it delivery of groceries, fixing of meals, mowing of yards, cleaning of rooms or walking of pets.
    So that they have the FISCAL AUTHORITY to be grateful to the system we set up for them, rather than forcing them to play the Japanese game of inner and outer faces as blasé smiling acceptance of their own ruin. Because we can do no better for them than society itself does.
    We could do this, if we were legislatively active on the local level in the same way the Jews and other Special Interest Groups were. We could do this, if we would pull on the same rope that hauled us out of the yawning abyss that is racial annihilation.
    We need to totally reschedule education for whites only. We need to switch entirely to both biological imaging and psychometrics profiling which can identify specific capabilities as interests and learning rates when very young.
    We need to make learning entirely computer based with very advanced non-rote driven exploratory profiles (I like Greek history! I want Rome! I want Medieval! I can do it in three weeks, I need 2 months, I can handle a year!) and we need to mix it in with a new median norm of baseline competencies which emphasize more math and analytical regimes for a more technical and socially leveraged (gaming psychology etc.) society.
    Finally, we need to have opt out roles for lower IQ whites to decent paying technical specialty schools or surge ahead schemes so that whites who are natively brilliant (and there are a LOT of us who are, compared to blacks, Hispanics and even Asians with a superior high-end distribution…) so that OUR children can be the ones auditing college courses (over video link) when they are 12-14.
    And acing them when they are 18-21.
    Beyond this, we need to create conditions where they can just be children and play and interact and let their knowledge all settle in. Where, heaven help us, it is possible for a child to read and other children to listen to him since the adults are ‘too busy’ and reading teaches pure conceptual thought as symbologies whereas interaction teaches reactive syllogism.
    And finally, we have to create conditions where they can step out of school, well trained and well prepared, into jobs that are held exclusively for them because they help _Our People_.
    As Kindred alone.
    That can only happen in a white ruled landscape with a 95% or better white majority population.
    If we do not do this, if we do not improve the way we raise our children _at the same time_ as we create white set asides that make them loyal to us for giving them a life without the masochistic race-yielding principles of the multicult, we have no hope for a future as an independent, evolved, geneline.
    We will slip back to the entropic levels which Central American, Asian and African societies represent. And then we will run out of resources trying to feed the breeders.
    And then humanity will stagnate into an LCD muddle and die out.
    Like any other animal whose species has had it’s chance. And wouldn’t seize it. Solely for themselves.

    • Anon

      My response.
      Stop feeding them.

  • PouponMarks

    The hatred of White People by Holder, Obama and he majority of Knee Grows is now so patently obvious. Nothing will change that. Of course this stems from their innate and valid feelings of inferiority-moral, social, and intellectual. No amount of elaborate subterfuge will change that. Recent polling reveals both Buh-lacks and Whites identify the Afreak-Americans as the MOST RACIST.

    “The Negro is inferior in matters of logic”- Thomas Jefferson

  • LovelyNordicHeidi

    “Each year more than 90,000 school children suffer “intentional” injuries”

    Now, let’s be honest!

    The author of this article meant to say: Each year more than 90,000 school children suffer intentional injuries because of mulitculturalism in schools.

  • Zaporizhian Sich

    I had one situation involving a darkie female where I told her to go ahead, try to strike me. I told her I would literally knock her into next week, and she should see by my utterly cold expression that I meant it. Females who act this way would find out I have no problem killing females who attack me like they’re men.

  • LACounty

    When a Bantu assaults, it’s unintentional you know. A genetic reaction. Instinct.

  • John R

    Most of the perps identified as “friends” or acquaintances? With friends like that….

  • Whirlwinder

    Most of these crimes never reach the local police departments and never are added to the crime statistics because our liberal educators are, for some reason, “protecting” the perps who most likely are the black undertow. If these stats were added to Americas criminal numbers and reported, America would be horrified and would demand immediate action be taken. This is not a liberal action point, however.

  • LIBERTYSINCURSION

    This is just another part of what Pat Buchanan calls “The Suicide of a Super Power”. Except in this case, considering it’s America’s children receiving the fruits of their parents willingness and dare I say blind desire, to commit “Super Power Suicide”. It’s more like “The Forced Assisted Suicide of a Super Power’s Future”! You know, like the parents of Jones town who forced their children to drink the cyanide laced cool aide. As for our children today? They’re forced to drink the white hating, unity eating, pride crushing, white villain framing, colored people praising, alien invading, nation destroying cool aide of multiculturalism with a diversity cherry on top! Drink up kids, your education has just begun!

  • Reverend Bacon

    I think you’ve just defined the ivory tower liberal. I never thought that Houghton, MI, was particularly liberal, but from any academic perch far removed from criminals, it’s just so emotionally satisfying to pretend that there’s no difference.

    Frankly, most of the liberals in Berkeley are pretty removed. Until they aren’t, and then they are killed. Like Susan Poff and Robert Kamin, who adopted an African and were killed by it. Or Peter Cuckor, who was killed by a deranged black trespasser.

    What’s ironic is that these scientists and engineers and academics, trained to notice patterns to be successful in their work, have been trained NOT to notice patterns in their personal lives.