The latest school shooting is just one of the issues confronting Australian schools.
The Government has made it mandatory for schools to install CCTV, which is a vital tool in preventing shootings.
The National School Safety Council (NSSC) says schools can be left with a bad image for a short time if their pupils are not properly trained.
But the Government says it wants schools to be safer and there are several ways schools can deal with school shootings.
Here’s what you need to know about the issue.