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NCJ Number: 149449 Find in a Library
Title: Dealing With Violence in our Schools: Policy #1310
Corporate Author: Wellington Cty
Board of Education
Date Published: 1992
Page Count: 34
Sponsoring Agency: Wellington Cty
Guelph, Ontario N1E 6K2, Canada
Sale Source: Wellington Cty
Board of Education
500 Victoria Road North
Guelph, Ontario N1E 6K2,
Type: Legislation/Policy Description
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: These materials include the policy and procedures adopted by the Wellington County (Ontario) Board of Education to address violence in schools, as well as three newsletters of the Wellington County Task Force on Youth Violence.
Abstract: The policy states that measures to deal with violence include the establishment of preventive procedures, the provision of appropriate early intervention procedures, and the administration of disciplinary action in accordance with law and policy. Prevention activities relate to school leadership, student programs, supervision of school- sponsored activities, staff training, and community liaison. The policy also states that each school should prepare a response plan to deal with violence, weapons, or youth gangs on school property. The newsletters were prepared by a task force composed of representatives of many agencies. Incident reporting form, draft policy, and copy of news media article
Main Term(s): Foreign juvenile delinquency
Index Term(s): Crime in schools; Emergency procedures; Ontario; Policy; School delinquency programs; School disciplinary proceedings; Violence prevention; Violent juvenile offenders
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