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Maximizing School Safety By Minimizing Student Violence On And Near School Grounds, William J. Bryson
This research applications project addresses the phenomenon of rising violence among the youth of the United States, and includes a discussion of how this trend impacts our schools, particularly both the perceived and real danger it creates for our schools' students and staff members. Also considered are three youth activities which have accompanied this phenomenon. These behaviors are drug abuse and trafficking, gang activity, and weapons carrying and use. A brief analysis is presented regarding the degree and nature of these activities' relationships to each other and to youth violence. Finally, a handbook for school administrators' use is included titled ...
Identification Of Factors Leading To Successful Computer Implementation In Elementary Schools, Jeffrey A. Marsh
The purpose of this study was to review existing research and write an article about factors that lead to greater computer usage in the elementary schools.; In completion of this study an exhaustive review of literature and research dealing with factors pertaining to successful elementary computer programs was conducted. From this review, a list of factors was created, and a survey developed. A phone survey was then completed for a group of 26 district computer coordinators. The surveys were then divided into schools with elementary computer models that computer coordinators ranked highly, and those which computer coordinators felt were lacking ...