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NCJ Number: 34923 Find in a Library
Title: WHAT CAN WE DO ABOUT VIOLENCE?
Journal: TODAY'S EDUCATION  Dated:(NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 1975)  Pages:22-23
Author(s): W MCGUIRE
Corporate Author: National Education Assoc of the United States
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 2
Sponsoring Agency: National Education Assoc of the United States
Washington, DC 20036
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE NATURE AND CAUSES OF THE GROWING PROBLEM OF VIOLENCE AND VANDALISM IN THE SCHOOLS IS BRIEFLY DISCUSSED, AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PREVENTING AND MANAGING SCHOOL VIOLENCE ARE OUTLINED.
Abstract: THE AUTHOR RECOMMENDS, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT TEACHERS PUBLICLY ADMIT THE EXTENT OF THE VIOLENCE PROBLEM, THAT SCHOOL SECURITY FROM INTRUDERS BE IMPROVED, AND THAT VIOLENCE AGAINST STUDENTS AS A TEACHING TECHNIQUE OR CONTROL DEVICE BE ELIMINATED. IT IS ALSO SUGGESTED THAT ALTERNATIVE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS BE DEVELOPED FOR STUDENTS WHO ARE BORED OR UNMOVED BY TRADITIONAL APPROACHES, AND THAT TRAINING ON HOW TO HANDLE AGGRESSION AND DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIOR BE GIVEN TO TEACHERS.
Index Term(s): Crime prevention measures; School security; School vandalism; Students; Violence; Violent crimes
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