How is gun violence affecting students? Gun violence has become a major problem in today’s modern world, negatively affecting many different families and individuals. Currently this plague is having an impact on our school system! At least 28,000 teens have been killed due to gun violence in the past 11 years . Theses are people, siblings, family members that have been killed. So how does all of this relate to the school system? If you were to look to the left or right of you that friendship that you have built with that person could all come to an end in a snap of a finger due to gun violence. Can you imagine losing your best friend to gun violence or even your best student? It is time to put the guns down and act like the educated men and women we know we are!