• School Violence Schools Students Security
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    Shaw CouevasEnglish 1002-105 November 27, 2001 Final Draft School Violence Awareness One out of every twelve students would stay home rather than attend school for fear someone would hurt them or hassle them (Kreiner). What can we do to be safe in school? It is becoming more apparent violence is a problem in most schools. But once we are aware that it exists, we can figure out ways to make it less of a problem. The most important step is to learn how to protect ourselves from, a violent situatio...
  • School Violence Risks Kids Face
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    Youth Violence: A Report of the Surgeon General. Chapter 4-Risk Factors for Youth Violence. 2000. ww. surgeon general. gov / library /youth violence / report . html This Web site explains that risk factors for violence are not static. Their predictive value changes depending on when they occur in a young person's development, in what social context, and under what circumstances. Risk factors may be found in the individual, the environment, or the individual's ability to respond to the demands o...
  • School Violence Games Child Video
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    Presentation #1 Topic: School Violence General Purpose: To inform Specific Purpose: To inform what needs to be done to stop school violence. Central Idea: To inform the effects, causes, and solutions of school violence. INTRODUCTION: Since the April 20, 1999 shooting at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado I have been looking deeper into the issue of school violence. The number of extremely violent crimes committed by students has been increasing in the last few years. These incidents ar...
  • School Violence Students People Children
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    It was the week before spring break. Alex Orange, a popular student and football player at West Charlotte High School in Charlotte, North Carolina, was looking forward to spending time with his dad in Tennessee. But that Friday, he decided to stop by a house party being held by the Debonair's, a high school social club. It had been billed as a "Stop the Violence Party." Word of the party spread. School would be out soon and students were ready to celebrate. More than two hundred teenagers were ...
  • Violence In Schools Three Year
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    School Violence, Is There a Problem Essay written by: There is definitely a problem with school violence today. The last three years have shown us that violence in our schools society is more common today then ever before. Whether the violence has to do with guns, knives, or just a simple fight, school violence is getting a little out of hand. There have been several school shootings in the last few years, and the number of school shootings seems to be growing rapidly these days. When the last f...
  • School Violence Students Schools Weapons
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    School violence is not a new issue for the nineties. School violence has been around since the nineteen fifties, but was more an issue of juvenile delinquency. The difference between the 1950 s and 1990 s is that the student conflicts are more likely to be settled with the use of weapons in the nineties. The availability of weapons today has seemingly increased the severity of which young people settle their arguments. From a sociological perspective, the increase of violence in schools in poor ...
  • School Violence Violent Crime
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    E. C. Report- School Violence Columbine. Kent State. These are just a couple of famous schools that were unfortunately involved in a crime that is prevailing in American society. School violence is an issue that has received widespread attention, but no real solutions have been found to combat the problem. It seems that schools aren t safe anymore. This paper will show several reasons why. Overall, while crime clearly is occurring within schools, the rates of violent crimes and weapons violatio...
  • School Violence Students Schools One
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    Violence is a significant problem in schools today. Whether it deals with guns, knives, or just a little fight, school violence is more common than ever before. Schools have always been one of the safest places in a child's life, but are we sure that this is true anymore? The threat of attacks in schools create fear and disorder in students and teachers. Every year, three million students in the United States fall victim to crimes at school and almost two million of these incidents involve viole...
  • School Violence Video Games
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    Stopping School Violence In Your Community 2 years, 7 months and 3 days ago, our lives were changed forever. This marks the date of April 20, 1999. When the students arrived that day at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado they had no idea that 12 students and 1 teacher wouldn't be leaving by the end of the day. What could ever drive two high school students to the point where the only answer was death and suicide? Eric Harris and Dylan Kle bold took the only answer to their graves. And...
  • School Violence Schools Students Guns
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    There are many factors for the occurrence of school violence. The two most common factors are substance abuse, association with gangs, and guns. School laws try to prevent these factors from endangering the youths in the schools. Many school officials and citizens are convinced that the growing problems of student disruption and general lack of respect for authorities are attributable directly to an over emphasis on students' rights. The increase in violence, drugs, and weapons in schools has di...
  • School Shootings Series Greenhaven
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    "That could never happen in my school." This is one of the first thoughts that goes through a students mind when they hear about a school shooting. The fact is though, it can. School shootings can happen at any school at any time. Lack of security is only a small part of the problem. The major issue lies in the low morality of students and warning signs overlooked by administration. Not all, but a majority of the students are cold-blooded killers. And shooting fellow students is often not their...
  • School Violence Schools Security High
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    Abstract School violence remains a serious American problem, especially in America's inner-cities. Mainstream strategies to reduce school violence have focused on combinations of upgrading school security postures (more guards, metal detectors, etc. ) and in improving student intervention programs (peer counseling, conflict resolution, etc. ). This paper investigates another aspect of school violence-school cultures of violence-that few schools recognize as a serious problem and that mainstream...
  • School Violence Students Children Schools
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    Violence in schools is a great concern in our society. The concern is heightened by the abundance of media coverage on a number of recent school shootings. With all of the news clips, sound bites, and Internet coverage swirling around in our heads, one might conclude that children are more violent today, than they were in recent years. But, school violence is not a new issue for the nineties; School violence has been around since the 1950's, but then it was more an issue of juvenile delinquency ...
  • High School Students Violence Schools
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    Corey Rasch English 1301 Mrs. Mansfield 20 November, 2000 "School Violence Shoots Up, Students are Shot Down: What To Do" After shootings at Jonesboro, Ark, Paducah, Ky, Springfield, Ore, Pearl, Miss, and Littleton, Co, serious questions arise such as has school violence risen, and, if so, what can we do to fix it. The truth is, school violence is on a rise, and it can be attributed to factors such as disinterest in learning, the total preservation of the civil rights of the students at all cost...
  • School Violence Spring 2001
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    On April 20, 1999 Eric Harris and Dylan Kle bold opened fire on Columbine Highschool killing twelve fellow classmates and one teacher. School violence changes our youths morals. From bullying to peer pressure, youth are exposed to school violence everyday. What is school violence School violence varies from accounts of "death, homicide, suicide, weapon related violence, in the US." (c 1) School violence can occur to and from school, while attending a school sponsored event, on a bus, or at an ac...
  • School Violence Children Violent Parents
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    There has been a lot of discussion on what the typical child murderer is like. Many people think that there is a stereotype of a kid that would have violent tendencies. In the most recent school shootings, the killers weren t all drug addicts or loners. Some of them were intelligent, young people. One of the kids was a straight A student. Yet another had a lot of friends, and was active in School Violence 3 school activities. Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, the two students who opened fire at Co...
  • Solving The Problem Of Violence In Schools
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    A young man in a black trench coat walks into his school. He walks calmly into his classroom and begins firing a loaded shotgun. He shoots at all the students who were ever mean to him. He remembers all the laughing and the way he was teased by his classmates. Finally he reaches the teacher, the grand wizard of his painful school days, who pleads while on his knees not to be shot. But the young man pulls the trigger, and laughs as his teacher's blood flies all over the chalkboard (Carroll). Alt...
  • General Strain Theory An Examination Of School Violence
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    This paper investigates the issue of school violence in low-economic urban areas as it pertains to general strain theory. Recent school shootings such as the incident at Columbine High School, although traumatic, are relatively infrequent when compared to national statistics of urban school violence. Psychoanalytic and personality theories best explain school massacres, which are beyond the scope of this paper. An increase in the severity of school violence over the past few years is due to the ...
  • School Violence Research Paper
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    Did you know that 7% of 8 th graders stay home from school at least once a month to avoid being bullied? That is completely disgraceful. You should not be scared to go to school. Kids and teens should be able to go to school every day with no fear and get their appropriate education, but unlucky they can't. Kids bring in guns and other weapons into schools. They also are just entirely impolite bullies. These bullies are no help to the school they are just another problem that teachers, students...
  • School Violence Students Children Student
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    School Violence-Spring 2001 On School Violence-Spring 2001 Essay, Research Paper On April 20, 1999 Eric Harris and Dylan Kle bold opened fire on Columbine Highschool killing twelve fellow classmates and one teacher. School violence changes our youths morals. From bullying to peer pressure, youth are exposed to school violence everyday. What is school violence? School violence varies from accounts of "death, homicide, suicide, weapon related violence, in the US.' (c 1) School violence can occur t...