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Library of Michigan BibliographySelected Resources
Selected Books and Reports
Annual Report on School Safety. [Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Dept. of Education : U.S. Dept. of Justice, 1998.
Arnette, June L. and Marjorie C. Walsleben. Combating Fear and Restoring Safety in Schools. U. S. Dept of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 1998.
Banks, Ron. Bullying in schools. Champaign, IL : ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education, University of Illinois, 1997.
Chandler, Kathryn A. [et al]. Students' reports of school crime : 1989 and 1995. U.S. Dept. of Education, National Center for Education Statistics ; U.S. Dept. of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, 1998.
Crawford, Donna K. and Richard Bodin. Conflict Resolution in Education: a
guide to implementing programs in schools, youth-serving organizations, and
community and juvenile justice settings : program report. Washington, DC :
U.S. Dept. of Justice Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention; U.S.
Dept. of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, 1996.
Dill, Vicky Schreiber. A peaceable school. Bloomington, Ind. : Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation, c1998.
Donohue, Elizabeth,Vincent Schiraldi and Jason Ziedenberg. School house hype : school shootings and the real risks kids face in America. Washington, DC : Justice Policy Institute, 1998.
Dwyer, Kevin P. Early warning, timely response: a guide to safe schools. Washington, DC : U.S. Dept. of Education, 1998.
Flannery, Daniel J. School violence: risk, preventive intervention, and policy. New York, N.Y. : ERIC Clearinghouse on Urban Education : Institute for Urban and Minority Education, 2000.
Green, Mary W. The appropriate and effective use of security technologies in U.S. schools : a guide for schools and law enforcement agencies. Washington, DC : U.S. Dept. of Justice, National Institute of Justice, 1999.
Heaviside , Sheila [et al.]. Violence and discipline problems in U.S. public schools 1996-97. Washington, DC : U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, National Center for Education Statistics .
Indicators of school crime and safety. U.S. Dept. of Education, National Center for Education Statistics : U.S. Dept. of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, 1999.
Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act: Preventing Juvenile Crime at School and the Community. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Youth, and Families of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce held in Washington, DC, March 18, 1999.
Kenney, Dennis Jay. T. and Steuart Watson. Crime in the schools : using student problem solving to reduce fear and disorder. Washington, D.C. : Police Executive Research Forum, 1998.
Kinsley, Carol W., Ann Southworth and Bruce O. Boston. Service-learning: an education strategy for preventing school violence. Denver, CO: Education Commission of the States, 1999. Main - LB3013.3 .K56 1999
Michigan Senate S.A.F.E. Schools Task Force. Final report, July 31, 1999. Lansing, MI: S.A.F.E. Schools Task Force, 1999. Mich Docs - LB3013.3.M5 F57 1999
Preventing youth hate crime: a manual for schools and communities. U.S. Dept. of Education; Dept. of Justice. 1998. US Docs - ED1:8 Y8
Protecting students from harassment and hate crime: a guide for schools.
U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights; National Association of
Attorneys General; U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Educational Research and
Riley, Pam and Joanne McDaniel. Youth Out of the Education Mainstream: A North Carolina Profile. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 1999. US Docs - J 32.10:Y 8/7
School-based partnerships:School-Related Crime Prevention and Safety Initiative. U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, 1998. US Docs - J 1.2:C 79/5
School Safety, Discipline, and IDEA. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Youth, and Families of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce held in Waynesboro, Georgia, August 13, 1999.
Sheley, Joseph F. and James D. Wright. High school youths, weapons, and violence : a national survey. Washington, DC : U.S. Dept. of Justice, National Institute of Justice, 1998.
Snyder, Howard N. and Melissa Sickmund. Juvenile offenders and victims : national report . Washington, DC : U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, c1997.
Student Advocacy Center of Michigan. Access Denied: Mandatory Expulsion Requirements and the Erosion of Education Opportunity in Michigan. Ann Arbor, MI : Student Advocacy Center of Michigan, 1999.
Thomerson, Julie. NCSL School Violence Project. School Violence: 10 Things Legislators Need to Know. Denver, CO: National Conference of State Legislatures, 2000.
Violence after school. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 1999.
An asterisk (*) following the call number indicates that our (ANSWER) catalog record for this item provides a link to a World Wide Web version of the document.
Selected Journal Articles
Barrios, Lisa C. "Federal Activities Addressing Violence in Schools." Journal of School Health 70:4 (April 2000) p 119. An overview of current federal programs including statistical data.
Dwyer, Kevin P, David Osher and Catherine C. Hoffman. "Creating Responsive Schools: Contextualizing Early Warning, Timely Response." Exceptional Children 66:3 (Spring 2000) p 347. Recommends developing climates that avert violence and its precursors.
Fairchild, Mary and Julie Davis Bell. "School Violence: Lessons Learned" State Legislature 26: 2 (1 Feb 2000) p 12. Existing laws haven't been effective in curbing youth violence. Lawmakers are now focusing on prevention, not just deterrents.
"How to Keep The Peace: Adults and students together must guard against school violence" Time 154:11 (Sept 13, 1999) p C7. Schools need to plan for safety. Article includes examples of community plans.
"Is Violence Declining?" The CQ Researcher 10:9 (10 Mar 2000) p 198. Despite recent school shootings, education and juvenile-justice officials insist kids are safer in school than at home.
"Looking For Trouble: More and more schools are trying to spot the potential killers in their midst. But what about the innocents?" Time 155:16 (April 24, 2000) p 50ff. Long used by law-enforcement and government agencies, Mosaic software is now being field-tested in about 20 public school districts.
Rowe, D.C., D.M. Almeida and K.C. Jacobson,"Survey Examines Factors Linked to School Violence (National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health)" The Brown University Child and Adolescent Behavior Letter 16:1(Jan 2000) p 4. Summarizes the largest survey conducted to date on the causes of school violence.
Skiba, Russell J. and Reece L. Peterson. "School Discipline at a Crossroads: From Zero Tolerance to Early Response." Exceptional Children 66:3 (Spring 2000) p 335. Despite a dramatic increase in the use of zero tolerance procedures and policies, there is little evidence demonstrating that these procedures have increased school safety or improved student behavior.
"Special Report - Federal Activities Addressing Violence in Schools" The Journal of School Health 70:4 (April 2000) p 119. The report includes many statistics collected by federal departments, also the URL for a web version that will be updated semiannually.
Sprague, Jeffrey and Hill Walker. "Early Identification and Intervention for Youth with Antisocial and Violent Behavior." Exceptional Children 66:3 (Spring 2000) p 367. How antisocial behavior in schools impacts school failure, delinquency, and violence; also, best practices in screening and early intervention.
Selected Internet Links
American Psychological Association - Psychnet - Information for the Public - Parenting. Site offers several online brochures and order information for offline publications including Warning Signs (a brochure to help students recognize signs of potential violent behavior and Raising Children to Resist Violence, a brochure for parents. http://www.apahelpcenter.org/
Center for the Prevention of School Violence -- This North Carolina State University site offers quick links to all manner of research and statistical reports on national school violence as well as a very comprehensive list of North Carolina reports. http://www.ncdjjdp.org/cpsv/
Michigan Safe Schools - This site, maintained by the Michigan Department of Education Office of Safe Schools, provides Michigan school safety legislation guidelines and reports as well as many links to federal level reports and statistics. http://www.michigan.gov/safeschools
National Alliance for Safe Schools. This organization offers school safety training, school security assessments, and technical assistance. http://www.safeschools.org/
National Parent Teacher Association (PTA) - Community Violence Prevention Kit. The site allows the user to view individual steps in developing a plan or to download the entire "kit" as a PDF file. http://www.pta.org/archive_article_details_1118700498140.html
National Resource Center for Safe Schools - The Safety Zone. This organization provides links, funding opportunities, reports and suggestions for schools, communities and education agencies. http://www.safetyzone.org/
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention - Resources - School Safety Resources. Includes articles, reports and links to other sites. http://www.ojjdp.ncjrs.org/programs/ProgSummary.asp?pi=22&ti=11&si=31&kw=&PreviousPage=ProgResults
Southern Poverty Law Center - Teaching Tolerance. Provides tools for educators and administrators to use in combating ethnic, religious or other forms of hatred and discrimination in the schools. http://www.splcenter.org/center/tt/teach.jsp
U.S. Department of Education - Safe and Drug Free Schools Program. This site includes frequently updated speeches, interviews, PDF reports and hot links. http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osdfs/index.html
Michigan legislative and state government employees may obtain copies of any of these materials as well as additional research by calling the Library of Michigan reference desk at (517) 373-1300. Our FAX number is (517) 373-5853.
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