• 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...
  • The Problem Of Violence In Schools
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    The problem of violence in schools today is a major concern. Crime in and around schools threatens the well being of students, as well as the school staff and the surrounding communities. It also holds back learning and student achievement. The problem is more defined in the public school system than in catholic schools. Catholic schools seem to express a better-rounded teaching environment. Most catholic schools have less tolerance than they do in public schools. It is said that the wearing of...
  • Report On Youth Violence
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    There are many misconceptions about the prevalence of youth violence in our society and it is important to peel back the veneer of hot-tempered discourse that often surrounds the issue... While it is important to carefully review the circumstances surrounding these horrifying incidents so that we may learn from them, we must also be cautious about inappropriately creating a cloud of fear over every student in every classroom across the country. In the case of youth violence, it is important to n...
  • Zero Tolerance School Students Student
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    Zero Tolerance There are many disciplinary actions that have been used and are still in use in order to deal with problems in the school system today. However, it seems that zero tolerance is now the most widely used and most controversial policy that has came into effect. Zero tolerance means absolutely no mercy for students when accused of doing something wrong. This policy leaves no room at all for error. These cases are not judged for their individual qualities. They are all treated the sam...
  • Zero Tolerance Good Example Fire
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    Zero Tolerance To the best of my knowledge on the subject the zero tolerance rule is a very good rule, because there is no room for error on the part of the criminal justice system and there is no room for a misleading excuse. So the zero tolerance policy is good. For example, say a person pulls a fire alarm just to get out of a class. The principal would suspend the student for 3 to 5 days and he / she would do 5 to 15 hrs. of Fire Prevention School for that crime, but now what if that person ...
  • Tolerance Happens Drinking Law Responsible
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    Tolerance Happens Effective as of November 28, 1995, President Bill Clinton signed legislation that forces states to adopt a Zero Tolerance Law, to prevent teens as well as adults from driving under the influence. To the youth of today, it doesnt really matter if drinking is illegal. No matter how much we spend on new laws, there will always be a way that the younger generation will sneak past to continue drinking. The problem shouldnt be considered as who is drinking, but should be referred to ...
  • Catholic Scandal Sexual Abuse
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    Bishops Acknowledge Role in Crisis DALLAS (AP) - America's Roman Catholic bishops opened their historic meeting on clerical sex abuse Thursday by bluntly acknowledging that their mistakes helped cause the crisis, then yielding the floor to victims who described how pain permeated their lives. Photos AP Photo Slideshows AP Photo Catholic Church Abuse Controversy Audio/Video Victims Demand Zero Tolerance, More Accountability for Church Leaders (WFAA, Dallas) Bishops Open Priest Sex Abuse Talks (AP...
  • Zero Tolerance Doubtful Indeed
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    Zero Tolerance: Doubtful Indeed Many schools around the country have been faced with violence and even actual deaths. Take the incident at Columbine, for example. Many schools for this very reason have proposed and in some cases even imposed a policy called, The Zero Tolerance Policy. The article, "Taking Zero Tolerance to the Limit" by Jesse Katz, is about the absolute ban of drugs and weapons in schools. It doesn't work. It doesn't work because it punishes everyone for the problems of few, it...
  • College Drinking Zero Tolerance
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    College campuses today bring up many controversial issues in society. For instance, on Lincoln College campus zero tolerance has been an endless dispute among students and faculty. Members of administration on other campuses are trying to either slow down the consumption of alcohol on campus or stop it all together. Whether the regulating or extinction of alcohol is or is not fair is yet unknown. Reasons that contributed to zero tolerance, actions among universities in the U. S, rules on Lincoln...
  • 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...
  • Phi Delta Kappa Gallup Poll
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    Phi Delta Kappa is an international organization for professional educators. The organization's mission is to promote quality education, with particular emphasis on publicly supported education, as essential to the development and maintenance of a democratic way of life. Each year Phi Delta Kappa conducts a Gallop Poll to see the publics view toward Public Schools. The poll tackles many different issues that are important in their own way, but the ones that interest me the, favoring or opposing ...
  • School Shootings Zero Tolerance
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    The problem we are facing today with violence in the schools is a major concern with communities everywhere. Juvenile homicide is twice as common today as it was in the mid 1980's. It isn't the brain that the kids are born with that has changed in half a generation; what has changed though is the easy access to guns and the glorification of revenge in real life and in entertainment. Crime in and around schools is threatening the well being of students, as well as the staff and surrounding commun...
  • Preventing And Reducing Police Crime Public
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    Jason King Evaluate the role of the police in preventing and reducing crime The Sheehy Inquiry recorded four main aims of the Metropolitan Police: to prevent crime; to pursue and bring justice to those who break the law; to keep the peace; and to protect, help and reassure the public. In short, the role of the police can be summarised into the prevention of crime (the reducing of the risk of occurrence and the potential seriousness of crime and disorder events by intervening in their causes) and...
  • Zero Tolerance Howe And Strauss
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    Whether it is from school or home we all are influenced by our surroundings, as well as the people we grow up around, on how well we behave or misbehave. From the book Millennials Rising by Howe and Strauss, the authors state that teens are now choosing the right path of abstinence, no drugs, no drinking, & non violence because of their surrounding environment. In order to prove the authors points I interviewed a young lady who is part of the Millennial Generation. Pinar Akg un is a 20 year old ...