Through out history, school violence has been an issue everywhere. It is only human nature to be violent and suppresive to weaker peers. Some examples of school violence are bullying, mass massacres, as well as psychological issues that go unnoticed or ignored by staff and doctors. Although there are many problems still occurring today, there are numerous organization helping to stop or prevent school violence. School violence may never be suppressed, but its our job to find the origins, the effects, the causes, how people are trying to solve the problem, and how is the problem decreasing or increasing.
School violence is a difficult subject to understand, therefore it is hard to prevent. Some say that the cause of school violence is
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When the groups were later tested in a frustrating situation, groups 1, 2, and 3 acted more violently and aggressively towards the situation(CRF). With our current economical crisis, students often are neglected by their parents, because bills usually demand for both parents to work. Some students are unfortunately exposed to domestic violence that causes students to be more violent. If a student is neglected or abused they have a higher risk of being exposed to popular culture. Although there are many causes for school violence like psychological issues or ethnicity, these are the ones most recorded(CRF).
As for recent days 12% of students report being in a fight, 5.9% say they didn’t come to school because they felt unsafe, 5.4% report they have carried a weapon on campus, 20% say they were bullied on school campus, 16% report being bullied over social media in the past year(CDC). In 2010 there were about 828 non fatal victimizations among students 12-18 years of age(CDC).
Many laws have been created to prevent school violence. Maybe one of the biggest impacts on school violence would have to be the Columbine Massacre. April 20th 1999 two seniors that attended Columbine high (Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris) open fired on their own classmates(Jennifer Rosenbery). Planting bombs, and planning for almost a full year the murderers took a total of 13 lives and their own while injuring an additional 21 students(Jennifer Rosenbery). Nobody knows why the two