School Violence Essay

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School Violence
Victoria Griffin
Fayetteville State University

The Importance to Be Aware Of School Violence in Education Today

Victoria Griffin
December 1, 2014

Abstract: The importance of knowing about school violence, the cause of school violence, forms of school violence and they ways teacher can prevent school violence was observed. A recent act of school violence is announced and the content of why it is important for teachers to be aware of school violence. School violence is a very serious issue to address many young adolescents are become victims of school violence which results in lower educational opportunities for some student’s. In this paper I have research statistics amongst school violence and the
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School violence is intentional use of physical force or power, against another person with the behavior likely to cause psychological damage among young adolescents. The National Center for Education Statistics released its annual “Indicators of School Crime and Safety report during the most recent data available indict that there were 31 violent deaths such as homicides and suicides involving students, staff members and others on school campuses” (Addressing School Violence). This statistic was a decrease from early school years. Although fatal school violence has decrease over the year’s nonfatal incidents at schools have been on the rise these acts include victims of theft, bullying, and being threatened or physically injured by a student at their school. School violence is an educational issue that needs to be addressed but to address the issues you must try to understand the root of the problem. What causes students to participate in acts of school violence? There are many reasons as to why school violence occurs. Many factors play a role in a student’s growth and development, including external and internal factors. The condition of a child’s environment is an important aspect of how he progresses. “Nurture, stimulation, nutrition, and socioeconomic status all are important factors to consider when school violence occurs” (Addressing School Violence). The way someone is treated, especially young adolescents, by their

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