Essay about A Research Study On Juvenile Delinquency

763 Words Aug 1st, 2015 4 Pages
Methods
Participants
In order to extend the research done on the outlook of my topic, I will conduct a survey of students at JW Faulk Elementary School, Paul Breaux Middle School, and Northside High School. I chose the students at those different schools because I want to know if they are aware of juvenile delinquency in their communities. The information collected from the survey will include whether or not the person thinks, juvenile delinquency is a problem, what they believe is cause of juvenile delinquency, and what they believe think is the best solution.
Data and Data Collection
In this procedure, I will conduct interviews and hand out surveys. I will get permission from the school principals to interview teachers. I will also ask if I can give out surveys to the students. I will give out surveys to several teachers in the schools so they can pass them out. The survey will be anonymous and will include demographic information such as age, race, and questions about delinquency. The survey I hand out will be anonymous. My survey will include demographic information, closed-ended questions, open-ended questions and scaled questions. The demographic questions will ask information such as, age and race. One closed-ended question will ask do you know someone that has been convicted for juvenile delinquency. Another closed-ended question will ask do you feel that juvenile delinquency occurs more in a single parent household, opposed to a household with both parents. They…

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