school violence of America Violnc among young popl in socity is incrasing dramatically. Prhaps what is most alarming is that ths violnt acts ar not only occurring on th strts, but in th school systms as wll. School violnc is dfind as any physical or vrbal attack on a prson whil on school grounds or on school proprty. In arlir dcads, school violnc mrly involvd dlinquncy and th occasional fight. Howvr, school violnc has bcom a problm which has plagud th nation for th past svral yars. Thr has bn an incras in th amount and th dgr of violnc.
Studnts ar now bringing guns, knivs, and othr wapons to school, and many ar using thm to hurt and kill. With incidnts such as th shooting rampag in Littlton, Colorado, th public has bcom incrasingly concrnd with ways of prdicting and rducing violnc in th schools. The problem is how to reduce the amount of violence in Americas schools. The purpose of this study is to investigate the major factors of school violence, the effects of school violence, and the methods of prevention. The questions that this study attempts to answer are the causes and signs of school violence, the effects on the academic community, and methods of prevention. It is hypothesized that school violence will be caused by exposure to violence in the media.
It is also hypothesized that school violence will have detrimental effects on the academic community. Finally it is hypothesized that increased security will reduce violence. Causes and Signs of Violence in Children In order to reduce and eventually eliminate school violence in our nation, we must first understand the causes and signs that lead to violence. If we can understand the causes, we can perhaps eliminate these fa.
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 ...