However, these forms are sometimes incompatible making sharing and comparing reports difficult.
For example, the above descriptions of gang activity appear to have conflicting conclusions.
(Read more…) Disciplinary responses to violence have varying degrees of effectiveness and consequences depending on the characteristics of the incident.While no punishment can undo the harm caused by a violent incident, disciplinary actions ideally seek to prevent further violence and restore normalcy.Choosing the most appropriate response can be challenging, but analyzing the context of violent incidents can be helpful in the decision-making process.The pair starred in 2009's Valentine's Day and had 'great chemistry' while filming the romantic flick and now that they are both recently single have decided to explore a more serious relationship, according to the publication.'They Skype all the time, and are constantly texting back and forth, even with the time difference,' the source told OK! It's been so long since she's felt this way with anyone.'The feeling is mutual apparently with the source telling OK!Over the past several decades, increasing attention and concern has been given to incidents of school violence and the prevention measures utilized by schools.
Surveys from the National Center for Education Statistics (2015) revealed that, in 2013, approximately 37 out of 1,000 students ages 12-18 experienced violent victimization at school, and in 2014, 18 percent of high school students in urban areas reported gang activity within their school.At the state level, 7.1 percent of students in Texas in 2013 reported that they were threatened or injured with a weapon on school property, while 7.7 percent said that they felt unsafe and skipped school at least once during the thirty days before the survey.It is worth noting, however, that despite these somewhat alarming statistics, schools remain very safe spaces for children, with deaths at school accounting for less than one percent of all suicides and homicides among children ages 5 to 18 in the United States.Fear of violence at school is a particularly concerning issue that can lead to truancy, weapon carrying on school property, poor academic achievement, and other unfavorable outcomes.Learning more about what ‘fear’ is and what contributes to student fear can help educators reduce the negative consequences associated with being afraid or perceiving risk while at school.(Read more…) Information about juvenile gangs is available in different forms from various agencies.