ERIC Number: ED474633
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: N/A
Ensuring Safe School Environments: Exploring Issues--Seeking Solutions.
Fishbaugh, Mary Susan E., Ed.; Berkeley, Terry R., Ed.; Schroth, Gwen, Ed.
This book presents research findings and information about school violence, with a focus on strategies for increasing school safety. Articles in the book come from a special edition of the journal Rural Special Education Quarterly, a publication of the American Council on Rural Special Education. The articles have been rewritten to address issues of school safety from the perspective of urban and suburban as well as rural schools. The book contains the following articles: "Congressional Testimony: School Violence From the Perspective of a National Crisis Response Consultant" (Scott Poland); "A Comparison of Urban and Rural Conditions and Their Relationship to School Violence" (Gwen Schroth; Anita Pankake; Harry Fullwood; Gordon Gates); "Decreasing School Violence: A Research Synthesis" (Carolyn Kneese; Harry Fullwood; Gwen Schroth; Anita Pankake); "Violence and School Principals" (Edward Seifert); "Resolving Conflicts in Schools: An Educational Approach to Violence Prevention" (Katharin Kelker);"Creating Positive Behavior Support Plans for Students with Significant Behavioral Challenges" (Barbara Ayres; Deborah Hedeen); "School-Community Relations: Policy and Practices" (Linda Taylor; Howard Adelman); "Peaceable School Communities: Morality and the Ethic of Care" (Linda Thurston; Terry Berkeley); "The Montana Behavioral Initiative: A Statewide Response to Issues of School Violence" (Mary Susan Fishbaugh; Joe Furshong). The Montana Behavioral Initiative is also included in an appendix. (Contains an author index and a subject index). (WFA)
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Behavior Problems, Crime Prevention, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Police Community Relationship, Police School Relationship, Rural Schools, Rural Urban Differences, School Community Relationship, School Safety, School Security, Special Education, Student Behavior, Violence
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Community
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Identifiers - Location: Montana