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Gray-Adams, Karen; Sinclair, Beth – Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, US Department of Education, 2004
The Gun-Free Schools Act (GFSA) requires that each state or outlying area receiving federal funds under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) have a law that requires all local educational agencies (LEAs) in the state or outlying area to expel from school for at least one year any student found bringing a firearm to school. Their…
Descriptors: Weapons, Elementary Secondary Education, School Safety, Disabilities
Gray, Karen; Sinclair, Beth – 2002
The Gun-Free Schools Act (GFSA) requires that each state or territory receiving federal funds under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) have a state law that requires all local educational agencies (LEAs) in the state or territory to expel from school for at least one year any student found bringing a firearm to school. (See Appendix…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Expulsion, Federal State Relationship, Government Publications
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Shoemaker, Joel – Voice of Youth Advocates, 2001
Includes an interview with Todd Strasser, the young adult book author of "Give a Boy a Gun", as well as an excerpt from one of his speeches. Addresses issues related to school shootings, the easy availability of guns, ridicule and bullying, peer pressure, and violence in media. (LRW)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Authors, Bullying, Gun Control
Fernan, Steve; Parman, Mary Jo; White, Doug; Wiltrout, Dan – 2001
The U.S. Congress bolstered the increase in expulsions by passing into law the federal Gun Free School Act of 1994. All states receiving federal funds were to pass laws requiring schools to expel students who brought firearms to school or to school activities. There is evidence that schools are safer, but expulsion rates continue to climb. With…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Expulsion, Federal Legislation
United Nations Children's Fund, New York, NY. – 2001
Noting that the spread of small firearms worldwide creates a serious global problem, especially for children, this pamphlet presents information on the physical and emotional damage done to children from small arms and light weapons and describes the work of UNICEF to counteract the damage. Highlighted in the discussion are the use of child…
Descriptors: Armed Forces, Change Strategies, Children, Developed Nations
Children's Defense Fund, Washington, DC. – 2001
Noting that firearms outnumber children by a margin of almost three to one in the United States, this report advocates gun safety policies to protect children. The report provides information on trends in youth firearm deaths and finds the statistics alarming, despite recent decline. The first of three tables in the report delineates 1979-1999…
Descriptors: Accidents, Adolescents, Child Advocacy, Child Safety
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary. – 1994
This transcript contains the following: (1) statements of several Committee Members; (2) text of the proposed legislation; (3) a list of witnesses; and (4) statements, testimony, and supporting documents submitted by the witnesses. Numerous laypersons and professionals have their testimonies recorded, giving statements in support of and in…
Descriptors: Children, Federal Legislation, Gun Control, Guns
Duker, Laurie; And Others – 1994
In the United States, more than 11,500 adolescents' and young adults' lives are taken each year by firearms. Although Federal law prohibits minors from purchasing handguns, they typically get them by asking someone of legal age (18 years or older) to purchase them from one of the 256,771 Federally licensed gun dealers. This pamphlet answers…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Aggression, Gun Control, Guns
Gray, Karen; Sinclair, Beth – 2000
The Gun Free Schools Act (GFSA) requires states to report information about the implementation of the act annually to the Secretary of Education. This report starts by presenting information on data interpretation and quality. Three sections summarize the 1998-99 data submitted by the states. The first section is a brief summary of the overall…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Expulsion, Federal State Relationship, Government Publications
Kain, Daniel L., Ed. – Focus on Middle School, 2000
This document consists of four issues of a newsletter for educators at the middle level. The issues each contain a main article, along with shorter articles and regular columns. The Fall 1999 issue focuses on the middle school movement and presents part 1 of an interview with John Lounsbury on the progress of the movement. A sidebar article…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Curriculum, Gun Control, Integrated Curriculum
Hopkins, David – 2000
This report focuses on the causative factors of violence in school children. It summarizes information about the demographic and mental health characteristics of students who carry weapons to school and includes comments from students on the reasons why they carry them, as well as what the research says. Results of the 1999 Youth Risk Behavior…
Descriptors: Family Involvement, Gun Control, High Risk Students, High School Students
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquent Prevention (Dept. of Justice), Washington, DC. – 1999
In recent years, communities across the country have struggled to develop effective solutions to the problem of gun violence. Many have approached the United States Department of Justice for help in identifying solutions. This publication was developed in response to these requests. It is designed to provide state and local elected officials,…
Descriptors: Community Action, Crime Prevention, Delinquency Prevention, Gun Control
Haynes, Richard M.; Chalker, Donald M. – American School Board Journal, 1999
The United States leads the developed world in youth violence, with the highest homicide and suicide rates among young people. Exposure starts early. To reduce violence in U.S. schools, we must control handguns, abolish television violence, isolate violent students, and change the ways that juvenile offenders are punished. (MLH)
Descriptors: Activism, Child Abuse, Elementary Secondary Education, Gun Control
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Springhall, John – Paedagogica Historica, 1999
Attempts to place the shootings at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, in a historical perspective. Describes the shootings in Littleton and the high school shootings since 1996. Interprets the possible reasons for the Columbine shootings, such as the role of the high school, access to guns, and violence in the mass media. (CMK)
Descriptors: Bullying, Educational Environment, Gun Control, Guns
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Page, Randy M.; Hammermeister, Jon – Adolescence, 1997
Reviews the prevalence of weapon-carrying among adolescents, focusing on the reasons why they carry weapons, ways that firearms are obtained, firearms and violence, and the controlling of weapons in schools. Details weapon-security measures and argues for cooperative action among schools, communities, and government. (RJM)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Delinquency, Gun Control, Guns
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