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  • School Violence Prevention
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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...
  • Hard On High School Students
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    Liza Seccion Two students killed and thirteen others left wounded, six schoolmates shot by fellow classmate, 13 people dead and 23 wounded in a High School, Four girls and a teacher are shot to death and 10 people wounded during a false alarm in school... Those were the headlines of all newspapers at one time or another. High School shootings have been occurring throughout the United States. Why is it that a student would come into their school and open fire? Why is it that no one notices the si...
  • School Violence
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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 or ...
  • Abraham Preventing School Violence
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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 ...
  • Gun Violence In Their Schools
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    Violence In Schools Thesis Statement Violence in schools has spread widely throughout the nation. This has caused many problems among students, families, faculty of schools, and residents of the areas. In my paper I will discuss the reasons why violence in schools exists and what could or "should" be done about it. Violence In Schools Violence in schools has spread widely throughout the nation. However, their are many possible ways we can stop all this violence in schools. Almost three-fourths o...
  • Youth Violence In Schools
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    Violence in our Schools The issue of school violence is not a new phenomenon. Today the possibility that a disagreement among students will be settled with some type of weapon rather than an old-fashioned fistfight has increased significantly. A major difference between violence in the schools twenty or thirty years ago and that of today is the presence and use of weapons, especially guns. Also, students seem to hold a grudge much longer. Some students wait until the last day of school to settle...
  • Five School Shooting
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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...
  • Frustrations And Acts Of Violence
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    In today society, to hear about an act of violence in a school setting is tragic, but common. Whether the violence has to do with guns, knives, or just a simple fight, school violence is getting a little out of hand In the last year there have been over 10 school shooting in the United States, including the most tragic, Columbine High School. These acts of violence are done by students who feel frustrated with their current situation in school; it's usually done by the one you least suspect. Vio...
  • Fear Of School Violence
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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 violations...
  • Middle School Students
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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 In Their Community
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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...
  • 25 Of Inner City School Students Report
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    when 57% of violent crimes committed by juveniles occur on school days, even though only about half of the days in a year are school days you know there is a problem. Or maybe it is more visible with the knowledge that 25% of inner-city school students report carrying a weapon in school, and 44% report carrying weapons out of school. No one really needs statistics to see we have a problem. You can watch any news program and hear others horror stories. Our nations schools once a protected haven f...
  • Violence In Schools Violence In Schools
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    VIOLENCE IN SCHOOLS Violence in schools has progressed from bloody noses to bloody gun shot wounds. Kids now days observe so much violence its almost predictable that they act this way. People are SO desensitized to violence from TV, video games, videos. Kids tend to imitate what they see exposing them to violence before they can understand it doesn't help them. With the moral decay of our society, people act without regard for others, kids having babies, fatherless families, unsupervised and un...
  • Violence Prevention In The Schools
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    School Violence: The School's Responsibility? The focus of American schools these days have so changed from the "basics" of teaching children to read, write and do arithmetic. Instead of just being an academic institution that was entrusted with teaching our children skills that would enable then to be intelligent contributing members of society, the schools are now looked at as "extensions of the community". Therefore, according to John Dewey", schools should share social burdens and be respons...
  • School Violence As A Method Of Student
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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 s...
  • Violence In 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 ...
  • Backlash Of Increased Security In American Schools
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    A comparison of public school and prison security measures: Too much of a good thing? Introduction As the 21st Century begins, Americans are bombarded with the growing reports of school violence incidents. Schools have traditionally been safe havens for children and the vast majority of the Nation's schools are so still. Fortunately, violent incidents still constitute only a small percentage of the total number of crimes committed in schools. However, in any given year across the United States a...
  • One Solution To School Violence
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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). Alth...
  • Acts Of School Violence
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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 ...
  • Violence In Schools Violence Among Youth
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    Violence in Schools Violence among youth, especially in schools, is one of American society's most pressing concerns. It is also a source of controversy. While no recent nationwide study of the real extent of youth violence is available, small-scale and regional studies indicate that youth violence is increasing, at least slightly. In addition, youth, like adults, are now more frequently using guns instead of fists to settle disputes. Youth violence had once been thought to be an urban public sc...

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