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NCJ Number: 51404 Find in a Library
Title: COUNCIL OF THE GREAT CITY SCHOOLS - ADVISORY PANEL MEETING, SPECIAL PROJECTS
Corporate Author: Council of the Great City Schools
United States of America
Project Director: S BASS
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 15
Sponsoring Agency: Council of the Great City Schools
Washington, DC 20006
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: BRIEF DESCRIPTIONS OF 30 PROGRAMS THAT HAVE BEEN SUCCESSFUL IN REDUCING SCHOOL VANDALISM ARE PRESENTED.
Abstract: THE PROGRAMS WERE SELECTED FROM 97 RESPONSES TO A QUESTIONNAIRE CIRCULATED THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY BY THE COUNCIL OF THE GREAT CITY SCHOOLS. THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA WERE USED IN SELECTING THE PROGRAMS: REDUCTION OF INCIDENTS OF VANDALISM OR DOLLARS SPENT BECAUSE OF SUCH INCIDENTS; REPLICABILITY; COMPREHENSIVENESS; RELATIVE SOPHISTICATION; AND INNOVATIVENESS. THE PROGRAMS FALL WITHIN THE GENERAL CATEGORIES OF BUILDING SECURITY, TARGET HARDENING, ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN, OFFENDER ACCOUNTABILITY/RESPONSIBILITY, BEHAVIOR CHANGE IN STUDENTS, HUMAN RELATIONS, COMMUNITY RELATIONS, INSTITUTIONAL CHANGE, AND CURRICULUM INNOVATION. THE PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS VARY IN LENGTH, BUT GENERALLY ARE LIMITED TO THE MAJOR INNOVATIVE FEATURES AND/OR OUTSTANDING ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF THE PROGRAM. (LKM)
Index Term(s): Crime specific countermeasures; Facility security; School security; School vandalism
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