NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 126 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Capp, Gordon; Astor, Ron Avi; Gilreath, Tamika D. – Journal of School Violence, 2020
School climate is increasingly intertwined with efforts to create safe schools and improve social-emotional learning and academic outcomes. While current definitions of school climate implicate the decisions and actions of school staff members, the majority of school climate research focuses on the perspectives of students. This study presents an…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Educational Policy, School Safety, Decision Making
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Jonson, Cheryl Lero; Moon, Melissa M.; Hendry, Joseph A. – Journal of School Violence, 2020
Two paradigms inform responses to active shooting situations: a traditional lockdown approach where individuals find cover in a classroom and lock the door, and a multi-option approach where individuals evacuate the area, create barricades, and, in last resort situations, actively resist the gunman. While a majority of schools conduct active…
Descriptors: Violence, Weapons, Educational Environment, Crisis Management
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Healy, Karyn L.; Grzazek, Olivia Y.; Sanders, Matthew R. – Journal of School Violence, 2020
This mixed methods study describes attributions for improvement following reductions in victimization for children who were bullied at school. It also tests hypotheses from attribution theory about attributions associated with improvements. The sample was a subset of families who participated in an RCT of a family cognitive-behavioral program to…
Descriptors: Victims, Bullying, Intervention, Comparative Analysis
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Cobbina, Jennifer E.; Galasso, Matthew; Cunningham, Mary; Melde, Chris; Heinze, Justin – Journal of School Violence, 2020
School safety is a key feature of the learning environment. Research suggests if students perceive their environment as unsafe they will face a myriad of possible detrimental consequences. Using qualitative interviews, we explore the factors most consistently identified by students as important in their feelings of safety. We examine whether the…
Descriptors: School Safety, Violence, Crime, Student Attitudes
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Peguero, Anthony A.; Hong, Jun Sung – Journal of School Violence, 2019
Violence and disorder occurring within schools have received increased attention and scrutiny over the years; however, few have explored how violence and school disorder are influencing the children of immigrants' likelihood of dropping out. The current study draws from a segmented assimilation framework to explore if and how the associations…
Descriptors: Violence, Educational Environment, Dropouts, Immigrants
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Shariati, Auzeen; Guerette, Rob T. – Journal of School Violence, 2019
One practical, yet less touted, approach to school safety is the use of security provisions that conform with the principles of Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED). Beyond preventing crime, the approach offers the potential benefit of improving perceptions of safety among campus occupants which is important for revenues and…
Descriptors: School Security, Campuses, On Campus Students, College Students
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Steck, Andy K.; Perry, David – Journal of School Violence, 2018
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) youth face hostile and exclusionary learning environments. A qualitative phenomenographic method involving semistructured interviews of seven secondary school administrators was conducted to identify perceptions of experiences creating a safe and inclusive environment for students…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Sexual Orientation, Homosexuality, School Safety
Previous Page | Next Page ยป
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9