ERIC Number: ED366055
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Apr-30
Reference Count: N/A
Violence on Campuses. Hearing. Senate Task Force on School Violence, California Legislature (Los Angeles, California, April 30, 1993).
California State Legislature, Sacramento. Senate.
This report consists of a California State Senate Task Force on School Violence hearing on violence on school campuses. Opening statements were given by State Senator Teresa Hughes. Three mothers of slain youth, Mildred Hillard, Missy Zeitsoff, and Margaret Ensley, testified on violence on and off campus. Alexis Cushon and Carlos Galvan of the Youth & Family Center also spoke. George Butterfield, National School Safety Center, testified on identifying the problem of violence. Speaking on laws dealing with school violence and what is required of school districts to guarantee a safe school environment were Mary Weaver, State Department of Education; William Ybarra, Los Angeles County Office of Education; and Beverly Tucker, California Teachers Association. Testifying on the law enforcement jurisdiction and school police were the chiefs of police for the Los Angeles and the Hawthorne police departments, and Wes Mitchell and Buren Simmons, Los Angeles Unified School District. Janet Hedlund, Federation of Teachers, and Greg Messigian, United Teachers of Los Angeles, testified on violence in the classroom and its affect on teachers. Gayle Wilson Nathanson spoke on the Youth & Family Center, Inglewood Program. Closing comments by the Senate Task Force on School Violence are also included. (JPT)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Hearings, Law Enforcement, Public Schools, School Security, State Government, Victims of Crime, Violence
Senate Publications, 1100 J Street, Room B-15, Sacramento, CA 95814 (order no. 722-S, $5 plus 7.75% California sales tax; checks payable to Senate Rules Committee).
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Legislature, Sacramento. Senate.