Violence in Schools Essay

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As teachers, parents, and students prepare and begin this new school year, hopefully fears of school violence such as the bullying, slapping, punching, weapon use, and rape will not be their major concern. To top it all, what is School Violence? As defined in the Oxford Dictionary, School Violence is a subset of students or teachers violence, physical force exerted for the purpose of violating, damaging, or abusing, the act or an instance of violent action or behavior at school, abuse or injury to meaning, content, or intent, vehemence of feeling or expression. What is sad is that school violence needs to be a concern at all. The fact is; violence of one sort or another is part of many schools today. Fortunately, this usually …show more content…
To start with, seeing in most schools today, there are many students that have difficulties with their aptitude to learn and to study because it is affected by the violence occurring at school. Students lose their interest in studying due to the physical and emotional abusing that both teachers and students use at school, making it more complicated for them to attend classes or even trying to understand the courses that they are involved with in their studies. Looking at most schools here in Tonga, some of the students that has less capabilities in studying and doing school works; some of the teachers pick on them, thus that is emotional abusing. It makes those students feel more insecure about themselves drawing to the point making it harder for them trying to learn. Seeing that the reason for them to come to school is to learn but turns out that the teachers are the first ones that point out their disabilities therefore allowing most of the other students to do the same. Not only that we take this emotional abusing as violence, but also the physical abusing at schools, for some teachers that abuse their students does not only affect the students being abused but can also affect other students in the school. Students lose interest in attending the class of those teachers are in, leaving them struggling throughout the

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