Effects Of Violence In Schools

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Register to read the introduction… Nobody wants to learn in an environment of fear. Having to be constantly watching out for yourself can very much distract you from your school work. Many kids who are bullied or assaulted end up dropping out of school because they can’t handle the fear and pressure of dealing with their attackers. Also, they are scared it can become a common occurrence. Another thing that happens is that kids who are the ones committing the crimes get caught and either kicked out of school, arrested, suspended or expelled. This leads to more kids not graduating and not being able to get good jobs. It really is a sad cycle. Each day more and more kids are out of school at home hanging out at the parks or on the street corners. This leads more kids to join gangs so that they have something to do with their time and also a way to make money. If you don’t graduate high school, it is very difficult to find a job. It is twice as hard to find a job if you don’t graduate and you have a …show more content…
Reputations of schools decrease as more and more crime happens. People want to invest less money to schools that are getting worse. Due to the lack of community support, schools would not receive as much funding as others, families are probably less willing to hold fundraiser and parents don’t want to be involved in Parent Teacher Association meetings and such things. Another big effect is not being able to hire quality teachers. No teacher wants to go to an overcrowded, inner city school filled with violence. Schools end up with teachers who are either brand new, don’t have good enough qualifications to get into other schools, so they just accept the job at terrible schools that can’t find anyone else, or they have teachers that don’t really care about their job. They show up at eight to teach their classes and then go home after the last …show more content…
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