Public Schools And School Safety

2688 Words Dec 5th, 2014 11 Pages
School Safety
Bronze R. Green
Faulkner State Community College

Authors Note
Bronze R. Green, Department of Criminal Justice, Faulkner State Community College.
Bronze R. Green remains at Department of Criminal Justice, Faulkner State Community College.
Correspondence concerning this article should be addressed to Bronze R. Green, Department of Criminal Justice, Faulkner State Community College, Bay Minette, AL 36057.
Contact: bronze.green@yahoo.com Abstract
This paper explores published articles that report on results from research conducted on online and offline relationships and their relationship to school safety. The public schools in the United States have various issues with disciplinary and school violence/shootings. When drugs, crime, and violence from the streets come into the schools, the learning environment becomes difficult. Survey results show students carry weapons for protection. Today’s youth has replaced fist fights with guns. The presence of police in public schools has made a slight difference in disciplinary and violence issues. Parents, school administration, law enforcement, and the community plays a major role in how children today act. The community and parents should promote productive and safe learning environments.

Keywords: School safety School safety is essential to a child’s education. Public schools in the United States have various issues with disciplinary problems and school violence/shootings. The United States has had…

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