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  • School Violence To Gangs
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    Delinquency 2 The issue of juvenile delinquency and the social environment is one of major concerns to schools and society as a whole. There has been an influx of juvenile delinquents in today's society, ranging from school violence, to gangs. Juvenile delinquency is prevalent across the nation, it is cross cultural and cross racial, it knows no colors. Juvenile crimes has increased in numbers and in severity. There is no doubt that various experts can give us many theories as to the causes of j...
  • Gangs In Schools
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    Gangs in schools can have a huge impact on students and their education. If gangs in schools are a large problem many kids may be afraid to attend school. Gangs can put a lot of fear into kids, causing lack of concentration in school because children hear all the bad events that gangs do, like killing and hurting people. In school, gang members intimidate other kids just because they are in a gang. This all came to me when I was reading "Youth gangs aren't just a big-city problem anymore". (Mori...
  • Former Gang Member Known As G Ball
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    Gangs are becoming a growing problem in American society. More young people are turning to gangs to solve problems in there lives. When youths join gangs they drop social activities with family, friends and school. Members fall behind their classmates in school and do not try. A study shows that less than 1% of gang bangers is literate 1. Gangs destroy teenager lives and destroy their chances for a good education and happy life. Gangs are now a haven for rats. Teenagers are joining gangs every d...
  • Educational Programs For Students About Gangs
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    Gangs throughout inner cities among young people are not new to our culture. Youth gangs have been a major part of the urban cultural landscape since the late 19th century. In the more recent 20th century, however, gangs have taken on a different character and have moved from inner cities and closer to homes, in suburban areas (Bodinger-deUriarte, C. 1993). At the same time, gangs have become an increasing problem in urban areas and worst of all in public schools. The majority of gangs share man...
  • Students As Possible Gang Members
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    To the Editor of the Billings Gazette: The "Old West" has changed. Instead of youths traveling into the back country with their fathers to hunt game to support their families, youths are purchasing guns for show rather than theoretical use. Family structures have also changed significantly. Instead of mothers ringing the triangle bells for their children to return home for dinner, they are dialing the telephone in order to reach their son or daughter, via their beeper. Although, there is a signi...
  • Problems With Violence In Schools
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    On April 20, 1999, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold entered Columbine High School in Littleton Colorado, firing sawed-off shotguns and tossing homemade pipe bombs at their fellow students. Twelve classmates and one teacher were killed and twenty-three students were wounded before Harris and Klebold turned their guns on themselves. (Grapes 9) This was soon to be remembered as the biggest high school shooting in America. Columbine is among many schools with violence problems. These problems concernin...

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