Protecting Yourself From School Violence by Waln Brown
School violence is any act of aggression against a school administrator, teacher, employee or student in which the offender attempts to violate, hurt or abuse the victim. The act often involves force (use of weapons or physical assault) accompanied by charged emotions.
Middle schools have the highest rates of personal violence. Inner-city schools have more violence than do suburban and rural schools. However, there is an increasing rate of violence in all schools in all parts of America.
This concise summary of "need-to-know" information about Protecting Yourself From School Violence answers these important questions. What Is School Violence? What Schools Have The Most Violence? What Students Are Most Often The Victims Of School Violence? How Much Violence Is There In America's Schools? How Many Students Take Weapons To School? Why Is There So Much Violence In America's Schools? In What Ways Can I Increase My Personal Safety At School? Are Some Places At School Safer Than Other Places Are? To Whom Should I Report School Violence? Where Can I Learn More About School Violence?