SUBSCRIBE NOW AND SAVE 3 months just 99 ¢/month



Reader's View: Teach school kids to not be violent

It should strive to teach students to be less violent when they graduate.

Reader's View.jpg

Minnesota should become the first state to use its schools and education to reduce violence. It should strive to teach students to be less violent when they graduate. The goals should be to reduce the number of people using domestic-violence shelters and to reduce the number of people being incarcerated annually for committing acts of violence.

Such reductions in violence would help Minnesota's economy and reduce a lot of suffering by those who've lost loved ones to violence.

Steve Kokette

Madison, Wisconsin


Readers' View and Local Views

Letters are limited to 300 words, must be the original work of the author and must be exclusive to the News Tribune. Letters are edited for style, space, accuracy and civility.

Letter writers are limited to one published submission every 30 days.

With rare exceptions, the News Tribune does not publish poetry; letters that are anonymous, libelous or attack other writers; consumer-complaint letters; thank-you letters; or letters generated by political or special-interest campaigns.

We will consider exclusive Local View columns of 600 words or fewer. Authors should possess unique insights, and their commentaries should demonstrate greater knowledge of their subject than letters.

Email submissions to:

Mail to: Readers' Views, Duluth News Tribune, 424 W. First St., Duluth, MN 55802.

Fax to: 218-720-5120.

Include a full name, address and daytime phone number. Only names and hometowns will be published.

Related Topics: EDUCATION
What to read next
Since the rise of the #MeToo movement in 2017 and the murder of George Floyd in 2020, we’ve seen an unprecedented social awakening on a wide front.
We are writing to express our dismay and disappointment in the News Tribune for publishing the Jan. 15 letter, “Remove masks, let virus die on its own,” which presented false speculation about vaccinations worsening the COVID-19 epidemic.
Skating rinks at Memorial Park and Irving Park no longer exist for kids.
The whole event was so organized and the staff so friendly and helpful.