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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...
  • Problem With School Violence
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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 d...
  • 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...
  • Students And Other School Personnel
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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 ...
  • 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...
  • Our Schools A Happier Place For Students
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    On April 20, 1999, two high school students by the names of Eric Harris and Dylan Kle bold carefully and maliciously planned a massacre at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. They killed fifteen people, one being a teacher, and left twenty-three in need of hospitalization before finally turning their guns on themselves. This event influenced Elliot Aronson to write his book, Nobody Left To Hate, in hopes to educate people on why such travesties occur within our schools, and most import...
  • Involved In The Fight Against School Violence
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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 ...
  • Prevention Of Programs For School Violence
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    BABIES KILLING BABIES PSY 1012 Mrs. PaskinsNational Institute of Mental Health: Thinking About Violence in Our Schools Office of The Surgeon General: Youth Violence Tamara Santiago October 24, 2001 Two teenagers entered a high school in Colorado and opened fire on their classmates. The young gunmen end their lives, but not before taking the lives of fifteen students, and injuring twenty, finalizing the tragedy. In recent years we have experienced a rampage of violence in our schools. Researchers...
  • Problem With Violence On College Campuses
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    On college campuses today, there is a lot of violence. Violence occurs for many reasons, its unfortunate but true. One of the main reasons that violence occurs is because 90 percent of violence on college campuses is alcohol related. That is one of the many reasons why violence occurs. There have been reports of increased violence on U.S. college campuses since the early 1980's. Alcohol-related problems have included vandalism, fighting, injuries, and rape. However, as in the past, crime on camp...
  • Violence Prevention Programs With Parent
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    If someone were to rely solely on television media, it wouldn't surprise me if he / she thought that America's schools were being taken over by these so-called "juvenile super predators". The American people would assume that every quiet kid who gets picked on is going to turn around in school one day and start unloading his newly acquired firearms on his peers. This is hardly the case. While there may be an occasional "super-predator", the media has highly over publicized these rare, extraordin...
  • 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 Of Children In Our Society
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    Violence In Our Children Cities of violence: Santee, California; El Cajon, California; Littleton, Colorado. These are names of American cities and towns where violence has usurped deep into the American heartland where families settle to raise families away from the violent big cities. Andy Williams, Jason Hoffman, Eric Harris, and Dylan Kle bold; names of students who came to their schools with weapons to kill those students and staff whom they felt were responsible for their melancholy. What a...
  • 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 ...
  • School Violence
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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...
  • 1994 In Valley High School A Student
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    Two students walked into Columbine High School on April 20, 1999, armed with shotguns and explosives. The incident ended with tragic results. 15 families lost a brother, a sister, a child, a niece, or a nephew. From this incident many questions were left unanswered. How did the children get the guns Why did they do it And most importantly, if a school like Columbine could be the target of such a violent rampage, how protected are we the youth from random acts of violence In this paper I will try...
  • My High School Years The Uniform Issue
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    In our education system the debate to enforce uniforms is an immense issue due to many recent school related violence. Two examples of violent acts that occurred at school are the shootings at a school in Atlanta, Georgia and at Columbine High School in Colorado. Many bomb threats and threats to shoot students and teachers have occurred due to these violent shootings. Uniforms negatively affect the educational system because dress codes can not control violence. The way a person acts or thinks i...
  • Students Act
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    Since the founding of the United States, the office of president has carried a Qualification not required for any other elected federal post. Under the Constitution, Only a! ^0 natural born citizen! +/- can be president. Now, as Austrian-born Arnold Schwarzenegger was elected as the governorship of the most populous state, the House And Senate are weighing proposals for a constitutional amendment that would allow a Naturalized citizen to become president. But Schwarzenegger!'s candidacy is only ...
  • Students Collaboration With School Official
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    Sixteen year old Nicholas Elliot of Virginia Beach, Virginia opened fire on his school with a semi automatic pistol in 1987; he said someone had called him a racist name. Fourteen year old James Alan Kearny of Goddard, Kansas killed the principal and three others within his school on January twenty-first of 1985. Afterward, he reported that he had been brutally bullied and beaten for years proceeding the shooting. After being teased about his weight, twelve year old Nathan Farris of DeKalb, Miss...
  • 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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