Latest School violence Stories

2007-04-29 03:00:16

By Fries, Kim; DeMitchell, Todd A ABSTRACT This exploratory research examines preservice and inservice teachers' perceptions of zero tolerance and this policy's relationship to notions of fairness. Employing both legal and qualitative methodologies, focus groups were convened and facilitated by the authors. An analysis of the transcripts from these two focus groups found that factors such as context, intent, history, and teacher judgment were absent from zero tolerance policies. From...

2007-04-19 06:00:35

By Lane, Kathleen Lynne; Wehby, Joseph H; Robertson, E Jemma; Rogers, Leslie Ann In this article, the authors examined (a) the accuracy of teacher nominations in identifying (N = 178) high school students with externalizing, internalizing, comorbid, and typical behavior patterns, as well as students who were receiving special education services for high-incidence disabilities, (b) the level of treatment fidelity and access to reinforcement for the different student groups, and (c) the...

2005-07-11 07:44:26

By Jon Herskovitz and Kim Yoo-chul SEOUL (Reuters) - The old problem of school bullying has taken a modern twist in South Korea, where gangs use the latest communications technology and form mini-crime syndicates that combine gangs from several schools. With names such as the "Seoul Association," the syndicates, recently the target of a clampdown, linked bullying gang members from several schools in the capital Seoul to carry out extortion, assault, robbery and prostitution. South Korea's...

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