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VIOLENCE IN SCHOOLS

Violence in schools has progressed from bloody noses to

bloody gun shot wounds. Kids now days observe so much

violence its almost predictable that they act this way.

People are SO desensitized to violence from TV, video games,

videos. Kids tend to imitate what they see exposing them to

violence before they can understand it doesn't help them.

With the moral decay of our society, people act without

regard for others, kids having babies, fatherless families,

unsupervised and unwanted children don't always get the

necessary attention they need to function acceptably in our

society. Nationally representative data from the 1991,

1993, 1995, and 1997 Youth Risk Behavior Surveys were

analyzed to describe the percentage of students in grades 9

through 12 who engaged in behaviors related to violence.

Overall response rates for each of these years were 68%,

70%, 60%, and 69%,. To value the statistical importance of

time trends for these variables, logistic reflux analyses

were conducted that differentiated from sex, grade, and race

or ethnicity and together deferred linear and higher-order

effects1. Many kids are being raised in violent surroundings

and know no other way of setting conflict.

Many children haven't been properly loved and nurtured

and therefore see no future for themselves. They want

recognition like everyone else. "Acting out" brings

attention they so desperately crave, like bullies bully

kids for the attention. Researchers found that violent

deaths associated with schools are similar to violent deaths

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