Educational Trends:
School Violence
Prevention
Amy Gillespie, Brandice
Gore, Bethani Hincherick,
Jeffery Massey
MTE501
Jul...
School Violence &
Countermeasure Trends
• Epidemic levels in urban
America

• Unsafe communities
have become a
mainstay pr...
Descriptive Factors Of School
Violence

Lack of safety deeply
impacts student learning by
causing:

• High drop out rates
...
Historical Aspect-Past Violence
Past:

Issues/Solutions

• Bullying /Gang Activity
• Substance Abuse
• School Shootings &
...
Impact on Schools: School
Violence
• Community-wide effort Prevention
• Effective schools = safe arenas
• Connect staff/pa...
Trend Impact: Safe Passage
• Monitoring of student transportation routes by
community volunteers

• Student & parent educa...
Future of School Violence
Violence will continue unless we
focus on:

• high expectations
• student responsibility
• frequ...
“Safe Haven, Safe Summer”
program
• Faith-Based Initiative
• Partnership with City & Churches
• Athletic programs
• 500-10...
•Increased
community
initiatives

•Nonprofit
partnerships

•Federally funded
grant proposals

•Interagency
consortiums

•I...
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  1. 1. Educational Trends: School Violence Prevention Amy Gillespie, Brandice Gore, Bethani Hincherick, Jeffery Massey MTE501 July 16, 2010
  2. 2. School Violence & Countermeasure Trends • Epidemic levels in urban America • Unsafe communities have become a mainstay problem plaguing the basic need for all students and staff to operate in a safe learning environment. • Holistic & comprehensive solution
  3. 3. Descriptive Factors Of School Violence Lack of safety deeply impacts student learning by causing: • High drop out rates • Poor grades • Transience • Low interest in activities • Drug abuse • Criminal activity • Dysfunctional family
  4. 4. Historical Aspect-Past Violence Past: Issues/Solutions • Bullying /Gang Activity • Substance Abuse • School Shootings & Terrorism • Family Violence/Neglect • Social Networking Abuse & Intimidation • Harassment/Hate Crimes • Poverty • Systemic: Solutions: • Safe Passage • Safe Haven • Zero-Tolerance • At-Risk Targeting • Conflict Management • Counseling Initiatives • Crises Intervention • Mentorship • After school programs: -Sports
  5. 5. Impact on Schools: School Violence • Community-wide effort Prevention • Effective schools = safe arenas • Connect staff/parents to isolated/troubled children • Comprehensive violence prevention plan • Combat child stigmatization • Increase federal funding options for anti-violence initiatives • Develop wide-ranging urban & rural anti-violence policies • Magnify community-school-faith based school safety
  6. 6. Trend Impact: Safe Passage • Monitoring of student transportation routes by community volunteers • Student & parent education of current safety issues • Designation of area & pathway hazardous sites • Police & crossing guard response-monitoring • Posting violence hotspots
  7. 7. Future of School Violence Violence will continue unless we focus on: • high expectations • student responsibility • frequent feedback • interactive teaching • clear teacher explanations and modeling • mastery of academic content • caring and demanding teachers • strong parental involvement
  8. 8. “Safe Haven, Safe Summer” program • Faith-Based Initiative • Partnership with City & Churches • Athletic programs • 500-1000 students involved • Mentorship programs • Community directed Law enforcement response • Service learning opportunity
  9. 9. •Increased community initiatives •Nonprofit partnerships •Federally funded grant proposals •Interagency consortiums •Increased parentteacher collaboration Arbitrate, Negotiate &

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