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The Best Way to Keep Children Safe at School

According to the CDC, there has been about 8 percent of students who have been in a fight on school property in the past 12 months. About 6 percent of student miss school because they did not feel safe on school property. Many children at school are continuing to experience violence or threats of school. It is very unfortunate that children have to face feeling threatened or belittled at school. School is a place to be able to learn and develop. No one, either students or teachers should have to feel that their life is at the line every time they attend classes. There is no difference in public and or private schools with the number of students feeling that they have to fight for their lives. There needs to be more control in the school systems to be able to better protect students and teachers.

According to Do Something, in the year of 2011, there were about 20 percent of school kids that were high school aged complained of being bullied in school. There were about 33 percent of kids who reported they actually were in a physical fight with another student. Also, about 7 percent of 9th-12th grade students reported being threatened by another student and or hurt with an actual weapon on campus. The amount of violence that goes on in the school systems is unimaginable. These are not adults, by no means, these are young children who are brought up with aggression and violence that they take to the school systems. The fact that there is violence and threats happening every single day in the school systems, many students are suffering in their education because they have to deal with recurring threats and violence. There are many students in the school systems who continue to get threatened and are bullied, but they refused to tell anyone. These students come to school every day taking the abuse.

it is critical that teachers, staff and parents all work together to try to come up with a solution to reducing the amount of violence and threats that happened in the school systems. Parents should also do their part and talking with their child is they are a part of the bullying. Many times, students and up being aggressive bullying other students because of what they have seen and or experience and their childhood. Staff and teachers of the school should consider utilizing school alert systems, that will allow them to better monitor the schools. There is not enough security on campus and many students continue to feel threatened and or abused. with utilizing an alert system of some kind, more students would be able to come to school rest assured that they are protected.

Overall, there continues to be violent to the school systems on a regular basis. It is up to the parents and staff of the school to be able to come together and come up with a solution to better manage violence in the school systems. There needs to be an end to violence in the school system.