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Johnson, Sarah Lindstrom; Burke, Jessica G.; Gielen, Andrea C. – Journal of School Health, 2011
Background: Numerous studies have demonstrated an association between characteristics of the school environment and the likelihood of school violence. However, little is known about the relative importance of various characteristics of the school environment or their differential impact on multiple violence outcomes. Methods: Primarily…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Violence, Prevention, Educational Environment
Carlton, Mary Poulin – National Institute of Justice, 2017
Several high-profile incidents of violence at U.S. schools have, understandably, raised concerns about the safety of students while at school. Just one incident of violence causes significant harm. In light of this, it is important to examine commonly held beliefs about school safety and violence because they sometimes reflect a misperception or…
Descriptors: School Safety, Violence, Educational Environment, Crime
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Kwon, Soonjung; Kristjánsson, Kristján; Walker, David I. – Educational Review, 2017
This article explores some of the hidden background behind the highly praised school results in South Korea. An ethnographic case study is used to cast light on how schooling is actually experienced by South Korean students. Two main results are reported from these data. First, evidence is presented of damaging "cultural elements" such…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethnography, Case Studies, Student Experience
Zurita Rivera, Ursula – Journal of Educational Psychology - Propositos y Representaciones, 2019
The growing visibility of violence in schools has caused multiple demands to know their condition in our societies. Given this, the conceptual, analytical and methodological challenges faced between those engaged in their empirical research are evident. However, many of those who face these challenges do not analyze the parallel processes that are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Violence, School Safety, Educational Research
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Berkowitz, Ruth – School Psychology International, 2014
School bullying is a worldwide worrisome phenomenon that occurs within a broad context in which pupils and teachers can either reinforce or undermine violent behavior through interaction. Based on a nationally representative sample of students in Israel, this study examined patterns in student perceptions of student and teacher responses to school…
Descriptors: Bullying, Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Victims
Patterson, Rita Mabon; Maldonado, Nancy; Howe, Mary – Online Submission, 2014
Violence is a problem that affects the family structure, schools, and communities. Although some violence takes place behind closed doors, the effects are devastating to society and the community. The overwhelming results are seen with the increase of visits to abuse shelters and emergency rooms. Domestic violence in households tends to continue…
Descriptors: Violence, School Safety, School Security, Administrator Attitudes
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Kohler, Elizabeth A.; Onwuegbuzie, Anthony J.; Combs, Julie P.; Bustamante, Rebecca M.; Edmonson, Stacey L. – Journal of Educational Issues, 2015
Although many studies have been conducted regarding (a) school violence in middle schools and (b) the size of schools, to date, no researcher appears to have examined the role that the size of the middle school plays in determining incidents of violence specifically fighting, assaults, and aggravated assaults. Thus, the purpose of this study was…
Descriptors: School Size, Incidence, Violence, Middle School Students
DiMatteo, Henry – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This study surveyed New Mexico high school principals on their current state of preparedness for serious school violence. The researcher surveyed 119 public high schools, receiving a 65% return rate from a 25-question survey. Specifically, this study analyzed the relationships of three predictor variables: prevention, response, and building of…
Descriptors: Surveys, Principals, High Schools, Emergency Programs
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Caputo, Andrea – Educational Assessment, 2013
This study aims at both investigating bullying episodes occurring at school across different grades (from 6 to 8) and evaluating whether educational achievement in math can be predicted on the ground of students' perception of school violence. The sample was composed of 11,064 students coming from middle schools of Southern Italy. Standardized…
Descriptors: Bullying, Student Attitudes, Violence, Mathematics Achievement
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Chambers, Rebecca Anne; Zyromski, Brett; Asner-Self, Kimberly K.; Kimemia, Muthoni – Journal of School Counseling, 2010
Analyses of 103 St. Louis metro area school counselors' using the National School Violence Survey (Astor et al., 1997; Astor et al., 2000; Furlong et al., 1996) suggests school counselors' perceptions of school violence and their preparedness to respond to said violence vary by both community setting and years of experience. Discussion frames the…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Violence, National Standards, Counselor Training
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Schiller, Juliet – Educational Forum, 2013
What has been left out of studying school violence and shootings is a comprehensive look at the culture that creates violence and the lack of support for those deemed "different" in an educational setting that promotes and rewards competition. If parents, teachers, and other adults associated with children were teaching the values of…
Descriptors: Violence, Weapons, High School Students, Males
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Verga, Christopher; Perry, Marshall; Dopwell, Lehnee – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2019
This case study aimed to see what influence student government had in reducing behavioral write-ups, school violence and academic participation within a special high school. The study was conducted at a school located at a correctional facility among an all-male population between the ages of 16 to 17 years old. The school has been plagued with…
Descriptors: Democracy, At Risk Students, Student Government, Discipline
UNICEF, 2018
Globally, half of students aged 13-15 experience peer-to-peer violence in and around school. This number includes students who report having been bullied in the last month or having had a physical fight within the past year. But bullying and physical fights are only two types of violence. Students routinely deal with corporal and other degrading…
Descriptors: Bullying, Peer Relationship, Violence, Aggression
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Hamlin, Daniel; Li, Angran – Journal of School Violence, 2020
Schools located in disadvantaged urban neighborhoods report disproportionately high rates of crime and violence. Theoretical reasoning suggests that school-based parent participation may lead to improved school safety in these settings, but little empirical work has tested this relationship. This study examines the relationship between…
Descriptors: School Safety, Urban Areas, Crime, Neighborhoods
Chatters, SeriaShia; Joo, Hyungyung – International Journal of Psycho-Educational Sciences, 2018
Over the past decade, there has been increased recognition of the importance of school climate and school climate reform to address school violence. School climate has been found to have a significant impact on bullying reports and victimization, however correlations between these variables may differ among Latino, economically disadvantaged…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Bullying, Victims, Hispanic American Students
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