Question of the Month

April 19, 2001

Last month's shootings in California schools have renewed concerns about violence in schools.

Are schools in your community taking steps to control bullying, harassment and guns? Do students report peers who threaten to become violent? Do administrators have the tools to distinguish violent youths from harmless nonconformists?

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