In The Know Zone

School Violence Quiz

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Which of the following increased in U.S. schools over the past ten years?

True or False? In response to the general decline in school violence, students today feel safer in school than they did in the 1990s.

What factors influenced student perceptions concerning the safety of their schools?

True or False? The incidence of violent behavior among girls has increased nearly four times as fast as it has for boys in the past ten years.

True or False? Most school violence originates in the neighborhoods served by the school, not the school itself.

True or False? A survey of 15,000 teens found that 75 percent of boys and 60 percent of girls reported that they had hit someone in anger in the preceding 12 months.

Which of the following reasons contributes to the reality that carrying a weapon on school grounds will NOT make you safer?

True or False? It is unwise to confront a bully head-on.

You've believed from your grade school days that it's wrong to tattle on a fellow student. You see someone being bullied. Should you ignore it rather than break the student code of silence?

Which of the following is NOT a sign that someone may be at risk for becoming violent?

In The Know: At Risk Pamphlet/ DVD Package
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