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Title: Hate Crime: Sourcebook for Schools
Author(s): Bodinger-DeUriarte; A R Sancho
Corporate Author: Research for Better Schools, Inc
United States of America

Southwest Ctr for Educational Equity
Southwest Regional Laboratory
United States of America
Date Published: 1992
Page Count: 101
Sponsoring Agency: Research for Better Schools, Inc
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Southwest Ctr for Educational Equity
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
US Dept of Education
Washington, DC 20202
Publication Number: ISBN 1-56602-046-8
Sale Source: Research for Better Schools, Inc
1700 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
United States of America
Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This manual is intended to assist school board members, administrators, and teachers as they try to prevent and address incidents of hate crime in elementary and secondary schools.
Abstract: Individual sections explain the nature and incidence of hate crimes, discuss the seven characteristics that distinguish it from other crime against persons and property, and examine the three causes that can best be addressed through school-based strategies. The discussions note that youth hate crime is more common than hate crime committed by adults and emphasize that schools have a crucial role in reducing hate crime. The second section of the book provides materials for use by schools and central district offices and collaborative agency personnel. Included are a sample school board policy, considerations for curriculum in all grades from kindergarten through high school, descriptions and contact information for 10 sample programs, sample administrative guidelines, a checklist for determining whether an incident is a hate crime, a school survey, and a list of resource organizations. 63 references
Main Term(s): Hate Crimes
Index Term(s): Curriculum; Juvenile delinquency prevention programs; School delinquency programs; School discipline; School security
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