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Violence reduction in schools

how to make a difference, a handbook

by Chris Gittins

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Published by Council of Europe in Belgium .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • School violence -- Europe -- Prevention.,
  • School discipline -- Europe.,
  • Conflict management -- Europe.,
  • Community and school -- Europe.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and appendices.

    Statementco-ordinated by Chris Gittins.
    ContributionsCouncil of Europe.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination119 p. ;
    Number of Pages119
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22744493M
    ISBN 109287158703

    Bullies risk poor relationships in their future, with an increased likelihood of becoming criminals. The effects of bullying may lead victims, in the most extreme circumstances, to homicide or suicide. Bullying in schools can take many different forms, including sexual and gender based harassment.   According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), % of high school students in reported being threatened or harmed with a weapon on school grounds. The National Center for Education Statistics notes that between and , there were between 14 and 34 homicides among children ages 5 to 18 at school each year. The CDC puts these levels of violence .

      School and student violence in U.S.A reached a peak in , according to the National Center for Education reports. That year very serious violence is done by students like rape, sexual assault, robbery and aggravated assault. Schools that had a higher free lunch program (with 75% or more of students in the school receiving lunch) and were more likely to be schools where poverty is an issue are more likely to be wearing uniforms. 47 % of schools with a higher free lunch program reported a school uniform policy.

      Safe Schools and Violence Prevention. California Healthy Kids Resource Center. California Operation Lifesaver Rail Safety. Center for Mental Health in Schools. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Guide for Preventing and Responding to School Violence (PDF) National School Safety and Security. School Violence.   The recent school shooting rampage in Ohio has once again focused national attention on the issue of student violence. But experts say such .


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