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NCJ Number: 156514 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: Reducing School Violence: Schools Teaching Peace
Corporate Author: United States of America

Tennessee Education Assoc
United States of America
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 58
Sponsoring Agency:
Charleston, WV 25325
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
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Tennessee Education Assoc
Nashville, TN 37201
US Dept of Education
Washington, DC 20208
Contract Number: RP91002002
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United States of America

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Appalachia Educational Laboratory
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Charleston, WV 25325
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This study examined the issue of conflict resolution, evaluated existing school programs designed to teach students nonviolent conflict resolution skills, and included a resource guide to assist teachers in finding materials and methods to reduce classroom disruption and resolve conflict.
Abstract: The study group that produced this report consisted of three classroom teachers, two guidance counselors, and one principal. The rationale section of the report discusses the extent of school violence, defines conflict and conflict resolution, describes approaches toward resolving conflict, and stresses the need to act now to implement school-based conflict resolution curricula. The second section discusses common characteristics of conflict resolution programs being used in schools across Tennessee, provides case studies to illustrate successful conflict resolution programs, and presents an annotated list of resources and a bibliography. 2 appendixes
Main Term(s): Juveniles
Index Term(s): Conflict resolution; Curriculum; Schools; Tennessee
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