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NCJ Number: 183415 Find in a Library
Title: School Rules
Author(s): Todd Daines
Corporate Author: University of Oregon
United States of America
Date Published: 2000
Page Count: 0
Sponsoring Agency: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Washington, DC 20531
University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403
Grant Number: 97-JN-FX-0022;
Sale Source: University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403
United States of America
Type: Youth-Oriented Material
Format: Film
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This training videotape directed to students in middle school, presents students who explain and depict the school’s rules regarding dress and behavior, including behavior in the hallways, in the cafeteria, and after school.
Abstract: The presenters are from Agnes Stewart Middle School in Oregon. One portrays a new student who arrives for his first day at the school. Other students explain to him that the school rules forbid hats, chewing gum, and dumping trash on the floor. New students sign in at the Student Reception Center, where they also sign in if they arrive late or if they need to see the school nurse, a counselor, or the assistant principle. A graphic called the Circle of Courage depicts the school’s philosophy and the four principles of belonging, generosity, independence, and mastery. The school’s basic rules are to follow all directions of adults, respect other people and property, be on time, and stay on task. Other rules are to sit with the body in the chair and feet on the ground, stand in line in the cafeteria, keep all food and drinks inside the cafeteria, and line up to board the bus after school. Students receive a pawprint slip when they do something good; a periodic drawing from a bin in the cafeteria determines the pawprint of the student to receive a prize.
Main Term(s): Juvenile delinquency prevention
Index Term(s): Elementary school education; Peer influences on behavior; Public schools; School delinquency programs; School discipline
Note: VHS, color, 9 minutes, 18 seconds
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