Essays Tagged: "School shooting"

School Violence: the seveirty of this worldwide dillema, descriptions of incidences, and what is being done

School ViolenceSchool violence is a worldwide epidemic that terrorizes many innocent victims each ye ... worldwide epidemic that terrorizes many innocent victims each year. Violence has been prominent in schools for as long as anyone can remember, but recently, violence has taken on a more severe and in ... can remember, but recently, violence has taken on a more severe and increasingly dangerous role in schools around the world. The classic situation of bullying and teasing in schools is no longer the ...

(6 pages) 187 0 4.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education


are guns. TOday gun control is one of the vital issues on everyone's mind. With so many publicized school shootings the world is engulfed in the controversy of whether or not gun control should be st ... tricter policy and others believe it would be a violation of out rights as Americans. I was in high school when the mass of publicized school shootings occurred and my school had even been threatened. ...

(5 pages) 66 0 4.2 Jul/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Viiolence in Schools: The Invisible Kids.

In recent years school violence has reached an all-time high in the United States, and no one is quite sure why. The ... igh in the United States, and no one is quite sure why. The disturbing events that have happened in schools such as Columbine and Mantee are not simple cases of bullying and petty fights. They are pre ... ence is identifying the kids who pose the risk.A tentative outline of similarities among all recent school shootings sheds some light on the matter of just who is at risk. All perpetrators:*Demonstrat ...

(5 pages) 91 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

"Empire Falls" by Richard Russo

the main character was going through a divorce and was spoken of frequently through out the book, a school shooting, Miles's daughter had an eating disorder that lead to anorexic, and a credit card co ...

(4 pages) 45 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

This a persusasive paper for stricter gun control laws. This essay also includes an outline and bibliography.

and semi-automatic weapons and beganfiring at random. It was the worst disaster our country's high schools had ever witnessed. Since then school shooting have become an epidemic. Is our passion for f ... great that we will scarifice our children to gain easier access to them?When young Americans go to school in many cities, often the first fimiliar person they meet is not their teacher, principal, or ...

(6 pages) 189 0 4.1 Mar/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

School Violence

School ViolencePrevalence, Fears, and PreventionSchool violence in some fashion exists almost everyw ... t in the process they also wanted to kill as many of their classmates as they could and blow up the school.The day before their rampage, they sent an email to the local police declaring that their rev ... m. on April 20, 1999, they hid weapons and bombs beneath their trench coats and then ran though the school, yelling and shooting. When they reached the library, they cornered and killed their largest ...

(16 pages) 387 3 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

"Bowling for Columbine"

This film was inspired by the two teenage that went bowling before the school shooting. The two boys killed 12 students and a teacher. This film is interviews with ordinar ... leaving the audience to draw their own conclusion about gun violence.He talked about the elementary school killing of a 6-year-old girl by a 6-year-old boy in his home town of Flint, Mich. He blames n ... go to hell. If someone is willing to do violence is a person that wants to go to hell.He blames the school shooting at Columbine on videos games, movies, and music. I remember back when I was very you ...

(5 pages) 37 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Columbine Shooting

hat happened on April 20, 1999 was molded with a bigger plan of killing and destruction in the high school. Along with the attack on the high school they had other plans of chaos, which were thankfull ... psychologists have a pretty good idea of their reason or reasons.The two students of Columbine High School, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, had been planning the school shooting for a long time. They k ...

(3 pages) 22 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Violence In School

Violence in schools is a progressing problem that can be understood by examining three things, gun control, lack ... eadly firearms are frequently ending up in the hands of youths. When considering many of the recent school shootings, in almost all cases the weapons used belonged to the shooters parents and were not ... during class he mentioned to another classmate that on his birthday, he was going to come into the school cafeteria and shoot all the girls that have been mean to him. This caused a stir of panic and ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

School Shootings

It's a typical day in a high school classroom. Students are going about their usual agendas - working on geometry homework, readi ... y.Suddenly, it happens. Shots ring out. Quick. Loud. Resonant.The students are suddenly aware their school is under siege.Would they know what to do or how to get out? And after it's over, would they ... seling? But most importantly, could it have been avoided? Following the tragic shootings of 12 high school students and a teacher at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colo., many school officials ar ...

(8 pages) 48 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Teenage Violence: A Problem Or Not?

Violence has not only risen dramatically to our society in the past few years, but in our schools as well. This can be seen just by picking up a newspaper lately. Names like Littleton, Colum ... . Names like Littleton, Columbine, and Jonesboro are all familiar to us now because of the horrific school shootings that took place in these towns. This trend seems to be escalating greatly and will ...

(6 pages) 19 0 5.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Anti-Social Behavior

Anti-Social Behavior Many kids go to school everyday wondering if there will be a school shooting at their school. They are also wonderin ... shooting at their school. They are also wondering if they will become a victim. All across America, school shootings are happening, and they are taking away the lives of young kids. What exactly are t ... d how can society prevent a tragedy like these to occur? Every community must take steps to address school violence. In doing so, many questions may arise. Where does a community begin the process of ...

(8 pages) 22 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


The rise in school violence in America in the 1990's due to adolescent feelings of isolation has contributed to ... 0's due to adolescent feelings of isolation has contributed to a drastic change in attitude towards school violence. Parents and kids now are scared to send and go to school. Since the first school sh ... send and go to school. Since the first school shooting in Columbine there has been many changes in schools. There are more security policies and other actions to keep violence out of there school. Al ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Innocence Lost

ldren know the pain and horror that most of us would not have been able to imagine; violence in our school systems is everywhere. What was once considered a safe place for children to spend their days ... easons are obvious, if children keep up with the news; they see it every year. The most destructive school shooting would have to be the unforgettable Columbine shooting in 1999. In the small town of ...

(3 pages) 414 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

School Violence

School Violence"A 1996 Children's Institute International Poll of American Adolescents revealed that ... ute International Poll of American Adolescents revealed that 47 percent of all teens believed their schools were becoming more violent, 10 percent feared being shot or hurt by classmates carrying weap ... f student victimization" (The US Department of Health and Human Sciences, 2003). "Highly publicized school shootings have created uncertainty about the safety and security of this country's schools an ...

(3 pages) 42 1 3.7 Jan/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Coping With School Violence

Violence is definitely a major problem in our school systems today. Establishing guidelines and observation by educational staff and parents canno ... rotect our children. Whether the violence has to do with typical shoving, name calling, or weapons; school violence is getting out of control.Consider these grave statistics: ?160,000 children nationw ... ?160,000 children nationwide ditch school daily in fear of violence, every day 100,000 take guns to school, and 6,250 teachers are threatened daily and 260 are assaulted, and an estimated 14,000 child ...

(4 pages) 31 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

College Shootings

ge campuses have had negative and positive effects on colleges and their students across the nation.School shootings were once a rarity amongst colleges. Now, the number of college campus shootings in ... tering themselves by getting a higher education (Cornell). They may make incoming freshmen and high-schoolers hesitant about going to college and cause parents to pull their students out to protect th ...

(2 pages) 20 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

An analysis of school violence

The problem we are facing today with violence in the schools is a major fear with communities everywhere. Juvenile killing is twice as common today as it ... ess to guns and the glorification of revenge in real life and in entertainment. Crime in and around schools is threatening the well being of students, as well as the staff and surrounding communities. ... communities. It also affects the learning and student achievements.Violence is found more in public schools rather than Catholic schools. Most Catholic schools have less tolerance and are a better tea ...

(7 pages) 73 1 5.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Confusion between Simulation and Reality

lot of cases where people watch movies and forget about reality. The famous incident Columbine high school shooting happened on 1999 when two high school students killed 12 students and 1 teacher and ... cerned in this incident, the 2 students watched “Basketball Diaries” a movie about a high school student who tries to rehabilitate from the addiction from drugs. But in this film theirs a sc ...

(4 pages) 11 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Bullying within the school organization

Bullying within the school organizationIn the last couple of years, America has seen an increased in bullying cases with ... events in the media where young and older adults take there live due to the pressures of bullying. Schools and parents across the nation are frightened and horrified by these acts. It's a dilemma tha ... re concern with, unfortunately bullying rates have only increased despite of all the efforts by the schools and parents. Schools are not doing enough to stop bullying cases and keep children safe.Ever ...

(1 pages) 1 0 0.0 Aug/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers