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Violence in the US High Schools In todays US high schools violence is a large concern for many people Over the past decade there have been numerous incidents in high schools across the US where acts of violence have occurred For some schools violence may be a minor issue for others it may be a daily presence Though the most extreme forms of violence are rare the threat of all kinds of violence can keep students away from school prevent them from going to after school activities and leave them in fear every day Schools should be places where the objective is to give students the skills and knowledge to help them with their future they should not have to be worried about being victims of violent acts Something obviously needs to be done to decrease and hopefully one day eliminate violence in Americas school systems There have been numerous proposals made to help the problem but there still has not been a significant improvement in the problem nationwide Several recent reports--one by the American Psychological Association and another by the National Education Association-show a dramatic increase in the incidence of school violence It is going to take a team effort by the government communities and the schools to help reduce violence in Americas school systems School violence frequently results from conflicts that are inappropriately managed and therefore intensify Conflict resolution programs should be offered in schools to both students and educators to give them skills to effectively and Nastos 2 constructively handle the controversies that naturally arise in learning environments Schools should also promote the development of good character The missing piece in violence prevention programs is character development though the skills of empathy and self-discipline write character education experts Diane G Berreth and Sheldon Berman Without these skills we run the risk of schools becoming locked-down and oppressive institutions built around fear
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