ERIC Number: EJ593755
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Kids Speak Out on Schools and Community.
Journal of Family Life: A Quarterly for Empowering Families, v5 n2 p40-45 1999
Four high school students and one 1993 graduate interviewed about school shootings identify contributing factors: parent neglect, ignorance of emotional problems among students, peer pressure exerted by cliques, stress caused by pressure to excel, and alienation resulting from large schools and overworked teachers. Prevention measures include earlier intervention and small schools. (TD)
Descriptors: High Schools, Interviews, Parent Child Relationship, Peer Influence, Prevention, School Size, Stress Variables, Student Alienation, Student Attitudes, Student School Relationship, Student Subcultures, Suburban Schools, Teacher Student Relationship, Violence
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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