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Holmes, Hosier, D’Amico, Gbalazeh 1 Sherri, Desiree, Cheryl-Ann, Miakayah English 101 L01 Professor Van Epps 4/25/06 Discovering What Is At the Root of School Shootings School violence needs to be addresses for several reasons. First it is growing out of control, <cs secondly, students take lightly harassment in school halls, and finally, how our children grow is how our society will develop. <Needs parallel structure A growing fear in many communities of the United States is school violence. In many instances the general public tends to easily blame bullying as a direct contributing factor to school shootings; however, <good what it does not take into account is how numerous other factors aid in contributing to school shootings—<good not just bullying. One consideration is the hierarchy of a school’s student social network which mainly focuses on these items: <good how each group treats other students, what actions school officials take, and whether or not results of these actions go unseen by the average student. This in turn, can lead to a deep feeling of interpersonal rejection, when combined with emotional and psychological issues occasionally resulting in aggressive behavior toward other students and/or faculty. Finally, as stated by the U.S. Secret Service National Threat Assessment Center, U.S. Department of Education, National Institute of Justice (NTAC) “Safe School Initiative” one of the major difficulties in preventing such horrid acts of violence could be due the fact that “not every school shooter fits the same profile” (5). It has been found that “most school shooters do not just snap”, according to Helen Smith in NTAC’s “Safe School Initiative” (4). In his article
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Holmes, Hosier, D’Amico, Gbalazeh 2 Where School Shooters Get Their Guns , Daniel Woods interviews Marissa Redding, a co-author of an NTAC study, who states that “they plan for days, weeks, months even years” (qtd. in Wood’s par 4). Whoa! On the local and national level it is necessary to stop assuming the obvious and truly dig deep into the causes of school shootings. School can be a difficult place for some teenagers. If a student has no self respect, then some students would then side with other negative students. He could be out of the loop when it comes to sports, achievements or involvements. Homework is piled on, and more is expected of the teenagers in the hopes that the added responsibilities will keep them busy and out of trouble along with encouraging them to become hard working contributors to our society. This experience itself is draining and stressful, but social interaction in the school setting can be upsetting. Teenagers are pressured in unmentionable ways to fit in: those students who don’t conform are punished by ridicule and torture. <exactly Cliques are formed, and while many find a comfortable nook, those who don’t, are treated harshly and find high school to be the worst experience of their lives.
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