The youth of today are not being properly educated on gun control, gang brutality, or the prevention of violence over-all. In the past decade, students have begun to express more than just physical power, they are using lethal weapons to harm or kill their authority figures and peers in hopes to find an outlet for their misallocated frustration. Violence, for some, is a way to channel negative energy, feelings, and frustration. Each student should have the opportunity to develop skills of problem solving in a nonviolent manner. Educators should not label these students as trouble-makers, but actually provide them with insight on how to cope and learn to deal with their problems. Schools should not take the punishment ap...
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.... Generally speaking, almost every student who has ever used a gun to harm others at school have been students suffering from mental illness, depression, emotional stress, or were victimized. There is an enormous increase in gun violence, crime, sexual assault, physical assault, cultism, gang violence, and bullying. Violence has always been a reoccurring issue amongst the youth of the United States; however, up until recently the focus of extensive research was just on the general topic of youth violence, as opposed to school violence and aggression in specific and the contributing factors leading to such intense behavior. Since violence in schools has become more prominent, it is more difficult to maintain a peaceful environment. Informing and educating schools, children, and parents as well as the neighboring communities can prevent a small issue from escalating.
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