POLL: Fear of Child's Safety Nearly Back to Pre-Sandy Hook Levels

By Joe Gullo

Published 08/18 2014 10:59AM

Updated 08/18 2014 11:04AM

With many students heading back to school over the next few weeks, Gallup looked at parental safety fears at school.

According to Gallup, parental fear for their child's safety is nearly back to pre-Sandy Hook levels. Of those polled, 27 percent of parents worry for their children's safety at school.

Percentage of Parents Worrying About Their Child's Safety at School

Note: The poll specifically asked about parents worrying about their oldest child.
Data source: Gallup

The poll also found that few parents noted that their Children expressed fear about going to school to them.

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