TITLE

Violence in schools

AUTHOR(S)
Toch, Thomas; Gest, Ted
PUB. DATE
November 1993
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;11/8/93, Vol. 115 Issue 18, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the chilling rise in school violence and what is causing adolescents' sharp drop in respect for life. Number of crimes committed in public schools each year; Some of fall 1993's casualties; The startling shift in adolescent attitudes toward life; Several sources to this new code of conduct; Top disciplinary problems in schools; Seeking solutions; How kids can fight violence; The Clinton campaign. INSET: How kids can respond, by Marc Silver..
ACCESSION #
9311037571

 

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