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Violence in High Schools
A look at causes of high school violence.
# 122964 | 750 words | 7 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Education (Jr High/High School) , Criminology (Juvenile Justice)

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This paper discusses the incidence and causes of campus violence in American secondary schools. It identifies strategies for coping with violence, including use of enhanced security measures and school uniforms to reduce gang presence.

From the Paper:

"Every year three million young people in the United States fall victim to crime at school. Almost two million of these incidents involve some degree of violence. American Psychiatric Association (APA) Although most school violence takes the form of minor assaults, some episodes are far more serious. Some end in bodily injury and even death. For example in two recent academic years a total of eighty five young people died violently in U. S. schools."

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