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Peguero, Anthony A.; Yost, Lisa; Ripepi, Melissa; Johnson, Kecia – Journal of School Violence, 2020
As demonstrated in extant research, there are significant distinctions across urban, suburban, and rural communities both in the experience of school violence and in the resources allocated toward safeguarding schools from violence. What remains unknown is how the relationship between weapons at school (i.e., possession of a weapon and attacks…
Descriptors: Weapons, Educational Environment, School Safety, Correlation
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Schildkraut, Jaclyn; Nickerson, Amanda B.; Ristoff, Thomas – Journal of School Violence, 2020
Despite their proliferation in schools across the U.S., the impact of lockdown drills on students remains largely understudied. Despite their goal of preparing students -- along with teachers and school staff -- for situations like the 2018 shooting in Parkland, FL, questions have been raised in both the public and academic discourses about…
Descriptors: Violence, School Safety, Emergency Programs, Fear
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Moon, Byongook; McCluskey, John – Journal of School Violence, 2020
Limited empirical findings suggest that teacher victimization at school is highly prevalent, with detrimental negative impacts on victimized teachers. Given the scarce body of literature on teacher victimization, further research is necessary to investigate its extent, predictors, and negative consequences. The present research, using a…
Descriptors: Violence, Aggression, Victims, Middle School Teachers
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Chen, Ji-Kang; Chen, Li-Ming – Journal of School Violence, 2020
This study examined the similarities and differences between three distinct Chinese societies (Taiwan, Hong Kong, and China) regarding the contribution of gender and grade level to school violence, the ranking orders of perpetration and victimization behavior, and the correlates of school nonattendance due to violence. A cross-national random…
Descriptors: Violence, Educational Environment, Cross Cultural Studies, Gender Differences
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Pyo, Jimin – Journal of School Violence, 2020
Little is known about principals' perceptions and their links to how school safety practices operate. Using data from School Survey on Crime and Safety from 2,009 public schools in the US, the current study examines the extent to which principals/administrators' perceptions of academic climate and crime risk are related to school practices…
Descriptors: Principals, School Administration, Crime, Violence
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Smokowski, Paul R.; Evans, Caroline B. R.; Rose, Roderick; Bacallao, Martica – Journal of School Violence, 2020
This study evaluated the efficacy of School-Based Teen Courts (SBTCs) using a rigorous experimental trial with 24 middle- and high-schools randomly selected to receive SBTCs (n= 12) or to business-as-usual without any SBTC program (n = 12). Analyses examined school-level longitudinal growth models and individual-level pretest-posttest comparisons…
Descriptors: Violence, Middle School Students, High School Students, Adolescents
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Acosta, Joie; Chinman, Matthew; Ebener, Patricia; Malone, Patrick S.; Phillips, Andrea; Wilks, Asa – Journal of School Violence, 2019
This study assesses how perceptions of school climate and four mediating factors (school connectedness, peer attachment, assertiveness, and empathy) influence reports of bullying behaviors among 2,834 students in 14 middle schools. Results revealed that students in positive school climates reported experiencing fewer physical, emotional, and…
Descriptors: Correlation, Educational Environment, Bullying, Middle School Students
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Longobardi, Claudio; Prino, L. E.; Fabris, Matteo Angelo; Settanni, Michele – Journal of School Violence, 2019
In Italy, numerous studies have been carried out regarding the phenomenon of bullying; however, studies on single incidences of sexual, physical, and psychological victimization at school remain scant. Therefore the aim of this study is to examine the phenomenon of scholastic violence with a broader perspective, as well as all the possible…
Descriptors: Violence, Bullying, Foreign Countries, Middle School Students
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Felix, Erika D.; Binmoeller, Cecile; Sharkey, Jill D.; Dowdy, Erin; Furlong, Michael J.; Latham, Nicole – Journal of School Violence, 2019
Identifying patterns of victimization continuity and discontinuity over time can inform school-based efforts to prevent and intervene with peer victimization. We conducted a four-wave longitudinal study of students through their transition from middle to high school. Participants were 135 diverse students from Grade 8 to Grade 11 who completed…
Descriptors: Social Adjustment, Emotional Adjustment, Mental Health, Life Satisfaction
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Bistrong, Elizabeth; Bottiani, Jessika H.; Bradshaw, Catherine P. – Journal of School Violence, 2019
The response patterns of youth who witness bullying have potential to influence future occurrence and persistence of bullying behaviors. Prevention efforts have included an increased focus on bystander interventions; however, the majority of adolescents rarely intervene in bullying situations. When they do, they often display of mixed pattern of…
Descriptors: Bullying, Educational Environment, Intervention, Middle School Students
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Eklund, Katie; Meyer, Lauren; Bosworth, Kris – Journal of School Violence, 2018
School resource officers (SROs) are being increasingly employed in schools to respond to incidents of school violence and to help address safety concerns among students and staff. While previous research on school safety and crisis teams has examined the role of school mental health professionals' and administrators, fewer studies have evaluated…
Descriptors: School Safety, Crisis Management, Mental Health Workers, Police School Relationship
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Heilbrun, Anna; Cornell, Dewey; Konold, Timothy – Journal of School Violence, 2018
The overuse of school suspensions has been linked to a host of negative outcomes, including racial disparities in discipline. School climate initiatives have shown promise in reducing these disparities. The present study used the Authoritative School Climate Survey--which measures disciplinary structure and student support as key measures of…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Authoritarianism, Educational Environment, Suspension
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Toomey, Russell B.; Storlie, Cassandra A. – Journal of School Violence, 2016
School counselors help foster student's academic, social, and career development; yet, school counselors are often neglected in research on school climate and student safety. Framed by the theory of planned behavior, this study examined how 206 school counselors' multicultural counseling competence, multicultural self-efficacy, and perceptions of…
Descriptors: School Counselors, Intervention, Hispanic American Students, Self Efficacy
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Fisher, Benjamin W.; Tanner-Smith, Emily E. – Journal of School Violence, 2016
Homophobic victimization is a pervasive problem in U.S. schools that leads to negative outcomes for students. Those who experience homophobic victimization are at greater risk for avoiding particular spaces in school because they feel unsafe or afraid. Visible school security measures (e.g., security guards, metal detectors, and cameras) offer…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Fear, Victims, School Safety
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Agnich, Laura E.; Miyazaki, Yasuo – Journal of School Violence, 2013
The detrimental effects of school violence on students' physical and emotional health are well studied, and research has shown that school violence affects students in every nation across the globe. However, few cross-national studies have compared direct, physical forms of school violence to indirect, emotional forms such as teasing. Using…
Descriptors: Violence, Well Being, Educational Environment, Physical Health
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