ERIC Number: EJ1025547
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 19
Physical Assault of School Personnel
Kajs, Lawrence T.; Schumacher, Gary; Vital, Cheryl A.
Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, v87 n3 p91-96 2014
Physical assault against school personnel is a serious problem, although not highly publicized. This workplace violence can result in debilitating injury to school employees along with major monetary costs. This article looks at legal issues that address physical assault against school personnel as well as the roles professional associations have taken in support of school personnel. Recommended school district policies along with campus practices for minimizing workplace violence, especially physical assault against school employees, are provided.
Descriptors: Violence, School Personnel, Work Environment, Safety, Injuries, Legal Responsibility, Professional Associations, Role, Board of Education Policy, School Policy, Case Studies, State Legislation
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A