Fear of violence at school is a particularly concerning issue that can lead to truancy, weapon carrying on school property, poor academic achievement, and other unfavorable outcomes.Learning more about what ‘fear’ is and what contributes to student fear can help educators reduce the negative consequences associated with being afraid or perceiving risk while at school.A key component to providing a satisfactory level of protection is to understand crime trends that occur within school districts and campuses.The Texas School Safety Center (Tx SSC) understands the need to provide this level of information.If you wish to report the actions in an anonymous fashion, you may contact the appropriate government department, such as the National Domestic Violence Hotline through their 24-hour telephone number: (800) 799-7233.Remember, no one deserves to be victimized by Domestic Violence; a multitude of resources and assistance exist to prevent these unfortunate acts.For example, the above descriptions of gang activity appear to have conflicting conclusions.These contrasts are most likely due to differences in definition and scope of study.
However, these forms are sometimes incompatible making sharing and comparing reports difficult.
As such, the Tx SSC has undertaken a series of descriptive research articles to offer educators and school administrators introductory information relating to topics of safety and security.
For instance, the Tx SSC recently released an article titled Prevalence of School Crime that informed readers of crime rates experienced by schools across the nation.
In addition, these organizations state that the common abuser in a romantic relationship will have a tendency to blame external stressors and will seek to isolate their romantic partner from their family, co-workers and friends.
Victims of a romantic relationship or courtship, also share common traits, including: failing performance in school or work, physical signs of injury, drastic changes in mood or personality, increased reliance on drugs or alcohol, increased isolation from loved ones and often absent from school or work.