WEAPON-CARRYING IN SCHOOL:PREVALENCE AND ASSOCIATION WITH OTHER VIOLENT BEHAVIORS
- Perceived School and Neighborhood Safety, Neighborhood Violence and Academic Achievement in Urban School Children. Milam, A.; Furr-Holden, C.; Leaf, P. // Urban Review;Dec2010, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p458
Community and school violence continue to be a major public health problem, especially among urban children and adolescents. Little research has focused on the effect of school safety and neighborhood violence on academic performance. This study examines the effect of the school and neighborhood...
- School violence among culturally diverse populations: Sociocultural and institutional... Soriano, Marcel; Soriano, Fernando I. // School Psychology Review;1994, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p216
Discusses the socio-cultural factors within which school violence takes place in the United States. Model for understanding the cultural context of school violence; Definition of violence; Changes in educational climate; Professional roles; Presence of racism.
- Ecological approaches to mental health consultation with teachers on issues related to... Astor, Ron Avi; Pitner, Ronald O.; Duncan, Brent B. // Journal of Negro Education;Summer96, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p336
Argues that ecological issues are directly related to concerns about violence of students in the United States, with specific emphasis on low-income urban communities. Origin of problems associated with violent crimes associated around the United States; Nature and frequency of school violence;...
- Transition can trigger violence. // USA Today Magazine;Dec97, Vol. 126 Issue 2631, p10
Reports that when students move from elementary school to middle school, either in sixth or seventh grade, it affects whether they are likely to be involved in violent behavior. What middle school teachers blame violent behavior on; Evidence that students transferred into middle school in ninth...
- PREFACE. // Rampage: Social Roots of School Shootings;2005, preceding p1
A preface to the book "Rampage: The Social Roots of School Shootings," by Katherine S. Newman, Cybelle Fox, David Harding, Jal Mehta, and Wendy Roth is presented.
- ATTACKS ON SCHOOLS. // Education Week;1/30/2008, Vol. 27 Issue 21, p4
A photograph of Afghan women walking past a sign on a wall is presented, along with highlights of the increases in violence targeted towards Afghan students and teachers, particularly from the Taliban.
- Columbine's Tragic Wake. Keene-Osborne, Sherry; Figueroa, Ana; Glick, Daniel // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);11/01/99 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 134 Issue 18, p62
Offers information on the suicide of Carla Hochhalter, mother of Anne Marie Hochhalter, a student shot in the spine and partly paralyzed at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. Other effects of the high school shootings on the school and the community, including lawsuits and a policy...
- Alternativas de soluciÃ³n frente a la violencia escolar. Merchán, Nidia Yaneth Torres // Zona PrÃ³xima;ene-jun2010, Issue 12, p240
This reflective paper intends to invite members of an educational community to make appropriate meditations on the impact of different types of school violence and its impact on society, it takes as an example the work done in two educational institutions in rural contexts. At the same time we...
- The influence of school culture and school climate on violence in schools of the Eastern Cape Province. Barnes, Kalie; Brynard, Susette; de Wet, Corene // South African Journal of Education;Feb2012, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p69
This article reports on research undertaken about the influence of school culture and school climate on violence at schools in the Eastern Cape. An adapted California School Climate and Survey - Short Form (CSCSS-SF), which was used as the data-collection instrument, was completed by 900 Grade...