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Title: Violence in the Schools: Developing Prevention Plans
Corporate Author: Ctr for Civic Education
United States of America
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 94
Sponsoring Agency: Ctr for Civic Education
Calabasas, CA 91302
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 93-JS-CX-0006
Publication Number: ISBN 0-89818-175-5
Sale Source: Ctr for Civic Education
5146 Douglass Fir Road
Calabasas, CA 91302
United States of America
Type: Curriculum
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This curriculum uses the case of an imaginary middle school to allow students to examine the problem of violence by exploring some causes of violence, the people who share responsibility for causing violence, and ways to prevent violence.
Abstract: The nine lessons outlined here give students, working in small groups or with a partner, an opportunity to express their opinion about the causes of violence in the U.S., to reflect on the magnitude of the problem of violence in schools and in the Nation, and to explore ways of learning about violence, i.e., through newspapers and the media, through cultural signs and symbols, and through statistical analysis. The students are encouraged to think of ways to prevent school violence and to create a violence- prevention policy and strategy for the imaginary scenario they have been studying. The curriculum consists of a student workbook and a teacher's guide.
Main Term(s): Juveniles
Index Term(s): Crime in schools; Crime prevention planning; School delinquency programs; School security; Violence causes; Violence prevention
Note: Exercises in Participation Series.
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