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Heilbrun, Anna; Cornell, Dewey; Konold, Timothy – Journal of School Violence, 2018
The overuse of school suspensions has been linked to a host of negative outcomes, including racial disparities in discipline. School climate initiatives have shown promise in reducing these disparities. The present study used the Authoritative School Climate Survey--which measures disciplinary structure and student support as key measures of…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Authoritarianism, Educational Environment, Suspension
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Cuellar, Matthew J. – Journal of School Violence, 2018
Recent incidents of school-based violence have resulted in the widespread implementation of school safety strategies across the United States. While research on these strategies has grown over the past decade, there is little understanding about their collective influence on indicators of school violence. Using data from the 2007-2008 School…
Descriptors: Violence, School Safety, Factor Analysis, Intervention
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Schildkraut, Jaclyn; Carr, Collin M.; Terranova, Victoria – Journal of School Violence, 2018
Following the 2007 shooting at Virginia Tech, policymakers have sought ways to improve safety on college and university campuses nationwide. Among the more recent proposals is to permit concealed handgun licensees to carry on campus. To date, eight states have enacted legislation implementing this measure. A limited body of research considers the…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Laws, Weapons
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Brubaker, Sarah Jane; Mancini, Christina – Journal of School Violence, 2017
Seeking to improve university accountability and compliance with federal mandates, states are considering new reforms including mandating reporting of campus sexual assault allegations. These new policies remain an empirical "black box." To address these gaps, the current exploratory study draws upon a recent survey that examines the…
Descriptors: Universities, Federal Legislation, Sexual Abuse, State Regulation
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Lacey, Anna; Cornell, Dewey G. – Journal of School Violence, 2016
Bully victimization is associated with lower academic performance for individual students; however, less is known about the impact of bullying on the academic performance of the school as a whole. This study examined how retrospective administrator reports of both the prevalence of teasing and bullying (PTB) and the use of evidence-based bullying…
Descriptors: Bullying, State Policy, Administrator Attitudes, Testing Programs