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School Safety: Bullying, Hazing, & Other Violence
Compiled by Marian G. Rogers, October 2004 (links updated October 2010)
As the 2004 school year begins, safety is a primary concern for children, as well as teachers. Some consider school violence to be one of today’s most pressing educational issues. This bibliography focuses on physical safety and victimization in schools.
The Appropriate and Effective Use of Security Technologies in U.S. Schools: A Guide for Schools and Law Enforcement Agencies, U.S. National Institute of Justice, 1999. (373.5/X15) Provides basic guidelines to aid in deciding if and what technologies are needed. www.ncjrs.org/school/home.html
Best Practices of Youth Violence Prevention: A Sourcebook for Community Action, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, 2002. www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/pub/YV_bestpractices.html
“Bullying: It’s Not a Harmless Part of Growing Up ... And It Comes in Many Forms”, Wisconsin Medical Society, Your Doctor, Your Health, v.1, no.2, Fall 2002. Features: “Battling the Bully, What families can do, What youth can do, Is your child a bully? What parents of a bully can do”. www.wisconsinmedicalsociety.org/health_news/yourdoctor/2002vol2_index.cfm [Link no longer active as of 10/08/10]
Checklist of Characteristics of Youth Who Have Caused School–Associated Violent Deaths, National School Safety Center, 2002. http://www.schoolsafety.us/media-resources/checklist-of-characteristics-of-youth-who-have-caused-school-associated-violent-deaths
“Children, Youth, and Gun Violence”, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, The Future of Children, v.12, no.2, Summer/Fall 2002. (614.82/C33) “This issue of the journal focuses on youth gun violence ... and exploring policies that aim to reduce gun deaths and injuries to children and youth.”—page . www.futureofchildren.org/futureofchildren/publications/journals/journal_details/index.xml?journalid=42
Colorado School Violence Prevention and Student Discipline Manual, Colorado Attorney General, revised September 2004. “This Manual is intended to inform teachers and school officials of those legal tools ... with which to address the security problems posed by students who engage in violent or disruptive behavior...”—page 1. www.coloradoattorneygeneral.gov/initiatives/youth_violence_prevention/school_violence_prevention
“Defusing the Angry Child”, Timothy F. Murphy, State Government News, April 2001, p.10–13+. (029/St2b/2001/v.44/no.4) “School shootings warn us to deal with angry children before they become violent.” http://usinfo.state.gov/usa/schools/angry.htm [Link no longer active as of 10/08/10]
Disciplining Children With Disabilities: Some Key Changes in the Regulations Regarding Discipline for Children With Disabilities, U.S. Department of Education, [1997?] www.ed.gov/offices/OSERS/Policy/IDEA/Discipline_qa.doc
Final Report: Wisconsin Safe Schools Task Force, Wisconsin Department of Justice and Department of Public Instruction, 1999. (373.5/W7f1) A joint task force of Wisconsin’s Attorney General and the Department of Public Instruction. www.doj.state.wi.us/ssreport [Link no longer active as of 10/08/10]
“Hazing: Should More Be Done to Stop It?”, Congressional Quarterly, Inc., CQ Researcher, January 9, 2004. (373.5/C761d) Presents information on a wide variety of types of hazing events.
Indicators of School Crime and Safety, U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics and National Center for Education Statistics, Published October 2003. (373.5/X10) Contains the latest data on school crime and student/teacher victimization and safety.
“Legal Requirements Relating to Disciplining Children With Disabilities”, Wisconsin Division for Learning Support/Equity and Advocacy, Information Update, May 2000. (Bulletin 00.02) (373.5/W7n) www.dpi.state.wi.us/dpi/een/bul00-02.html [Link no longer active as of 10/08/10] 2006 update available: http://search.wi.gov/cs.html?url=http%3A//dpi.wi.gov/sped/pdf/bul06-02.pdf&charset=iso-8859-1&qt=url%3Adpi.wi.gov+%7C%7C+disciplining+children+with+disabilities&col=noquery+query&n=1&la=en
Lifting the Haze Around Hazing, Helen Oliff, National Association of Student Councils, [2002?] www.nasc.us/leadershipmag/0603_lifting_haze.cfm [Link no longer active as of 10/08/10]
New Laws Relating to School Discipline and Safety (1999 Wisconsin Act 9), Wisconsin Legislative Council, November 30, 1999. (373.5/W7L) www.legis.wisconsin.gov/lc/jlc99/im99_5.pdf [Link no longer active as of 10/08/10]
Preventing Youth Violence and Aggression and Promoting Safety in Schools, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 1994. (373.5/W7f) Intends to raise awareness of school violence. Contains extensive list of resources.
Protecting Students From Harassment and Hate Crime: A Guide for Schools, U.S. Office for Civil Rights and National Association of Attorneys General, January 1999. www.ed.gov/offices/OCR/archives/Harassment/index.html
Raising Children to Resist Violence, American Psychological Association, 1996. www.apa.org/helpcenter/resist-violence.aspx
Report, Wisconsin Governor’s Commission on School Violence, 1995. (373.5/W7g) The focus of this commission created by Executive Order 227 (1994) was to study community violence and its impact on schools.
Safe Harbor: A School–Based Victim Assistance/ Violence Prevention Program, U.S. Office of Justice Programs, 2003. (373.5/X17) New York City program. www.ojp.usdoj.gov/ovc/publications/bulletins/safeharbor_2003/welcome.html
Safe Schools: Legal Resource Manual, Wisconsin Department of Justice, 2002. (373.5/W7k) Addresses the issues re school security.
www.doj.state.wi.us/docs/ResourceManual2002.pdf [Link no longer active as of
Safeguarding Our Children: An Action Guide, American Institutes for Research, 2000. Prepared for the U.S. Department of Education; stresses the importance of prevention, early intervention, and services. www.air.org/reports-products/index.cfm?fa=viewContent&content_id=225
School–Associated Violent Deaths: 1992–2004, National School Safety Center, May 9, 2004. This chronological listing includes specific details on incidents of deaths resulting from school violence. www.schoolsafety.us/media-resources/school-associated-violent-deaths
“School Safety: A Collaborative Effort”, Educational Resources Information Center, ERIC Review, Spring 2000. (373.5/X16) An overview of school violence; describes the steps to take, and provides resources for in–depth information.
School Violence: 10 Things Legislators Need to Know, National Conference of State Legislatures, School Violence Project, 2000. (373.5/N212)
Schoolwide Prevention of Bullying, Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory, December 2001. www.nwrel.org/request/dec01/bullying.pdf [Link no longer active as of 10/08/10]
“Sticks and Stones”, Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory, NW Education, Spring 1999. “Name–calling, put–downs, and bullying do hurt children and create a climate that can thwart learning and breed violence.”—cover subtitle. www.nwrel.org/nwedu/spring_99/article1.html [Link no longer active as of 10/08/10]
Ten Steps to Safer Schools: Security for Students and Staff Begins with Planning, Ronald D. Stephens, National School Safety Center. www.coloradoattorneygeneral.gov/sites/default/files/uploads/violence_prevention/tensteps.pdf
Threat Assessment in Schools: A Guide to Managing Threatening Situations and to Creating Safe School Climates, U.S. Secret Service and U.S. Department of Education, 2002. www.secretservice.gov/ntac/ssi_guide.pdf
“Violence in U.S. Public Schools: 2000 School Survey on Crime and Safety”, Amanda K. Miller, Education Statistics Quarterly, 2003, p.54–58. (370/X9/2003/v.5/no.4)
“Violence–Related Behaviors Among High School Students -United States, 1991–2003”, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, July 30, 2004. www.cdc.gov/mmwr/pdf/wk/mm5329.pdf
Wisconsin Statutes Relating to School Discipline and Safety, Wisconsin Legislative Council, 1999. (373.5/W7i) www.legis.wisconsin.gov/lc/SAFE/im99_8.pdf [Link no longer active as of 10/08/10]
Zero Tolerance, Zero Evidence: An Analysis of School Disciplinary Practice, Indiana Education Policy Center, 2000. www.indiana.edu/~safeschl/ztze.pdf
Related Web Sites
www.mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/15plus/aboutbullying.asp About Bullying. National Mental Health Information Center. [Link no longer active as of 10/08/10]
www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/resources/7506/bullying%2C_hazing%2C_and_harassment_resources?qid=28015807&rank=4 - Bullying, Hazing, and Harassment Resources. Pennsylvania Department of Education.
www.ncdjjdp.org/cpsv - Center for the Prevention of School Violence. One of the nation’s first school safety centers.
www.no–bully.com - Colorado Anti–Bullying Project, supported by the Colorado Attorney General. Excellent resources for teachers, parents, and children. [Link no longer active as of 10/08/10]
www.stophazing.org - “Educating to Eliminate Hazing”
www.ed.gov/admins/lead/safety/emergencyplan - Emergency Planning. U.S. Department of Education. A “one–stop shop that provides school leaders with information they need to plan for any emergency, including ... violent incidents ...”—web page.
www.schoolsafety.us/home - National School Safety Center. An advocate for safe schools and a catalyst for crime and violence prevention.
www.safeyouth.org/scripts/topics/index.asp - National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center. [New name and url as of 10/08/10]: STRYVE (Striving to Reduce Youth Violence Everywhere) www.safeyouth.gov/Pages/AboutUs.aspx
www.clemson.edu/olweus - Olweus Bullying Prevention Program. This comprehensive program is useful in any level school.
www.wisconsinmedicalsociety.org/youth_violence - Preventing Youth Violence. Wisconsin Medical Society. Links to resources by Wisconsin county and to resources throughout the U.S. [Link no longer active as of 10/08/10]
http://dpi.wi.gov/sspw/safeschool.html Resources for Safe and Respectful Schools. Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. Student Services/Prevention & Wellness.
www.ribbonofpromise.org - Ribbon of Promise: the National Campaign to Prevent School Violence. [Link no longer active as of 10/08/10]
www.nassp.org/schoolimprove/safeorderlysch.cfm - Safe and Orderly Schools. National Association of Secondary School Principals. [Link no longer active as of 10/08/10]
www.colorado.edu/cspv/safeschools/index.html - Safe Communities—Safe Schools, Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence. Established in 1999 to meet the needs of Colorado’s education community.
(Noncirculating; available for use in the library; clippings prior to 1981 are on microfiche.)
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