First of all, injury could be caused by students obtaining teachers’ guns. Second, it is not teachers’ jobs to protect students, as they already have so many responsibilities. They are hard working at school and don’t need more stress from having more to worry about. They are other forms of protection that schools can utilize. Lastly, fear would come upon students because of the deadly firearms in their presence.
Although some may say violence has always existed in schools in urban areas, many experts are concerned over the increased number of violent acts taking place in our nation's schools. Some even argue that violence in certain urban areas has reached epidemic proportions, desensitizing many students and leaving them feeling that violence is a normal part of their school life. Sadly, violent acts in schools occur at all educational levels. “Every child should feel safe from violence in their school, yet there are many that do not. Once violence in school was a fight between students, often taking place in the schoolyard and ending with adult intervention.
Most schools would suspend both students right away. What if one student in the fight had a good home life, his parents punished him, and he never got suspended again, but maybe the other student’s parents did not care, he would just simply get some time off of school, and continue to act out. If all students were talked to about what they did wrong and punished inside of school, there may be a chance to drop the percentage of kids that get in trouble. Yes, it may not be the school’s responsibility to punish the kid, but if they do not and neither do the parents, then who will? Giving out school suspensions may give the student that needs to be punished the most, time off from school, which is what they would prefer.
But, this point is true. Kids may not feel safe knowing that teachers are armed, and they may feel like one of the teachers has it out for them, or that they do not trust the teachers to have guns around them. This would decrease the amount of children in school and cause a serious loss in learning in children. Finally, let’s
According to several educational studies cited in “How Smaller Schools Prevent School Violence” from Educational Leadership, a magazine dedicated to informing educators about new education innovations, violence occurs less often in small schools: “Among schools with 1,000 or more students, 33 percent experienced a serious violent crime, compared with 4-9 percent of small and medium-sized schools. Large schools had a ratio of 90 serious violent incidents per 100,000 public school students, compared with 38 per 100,000 in medium-sized schools” (Klonsky 66). With rising numbers of school shootings and the like, small schools drastically reduce the chances of these events happening. The small stature of these schools generates a community in which anonymity does not exist as
It has devastated so many families. Somehow, we still let our so-called leaders tell us it will be fine because they'll think about the families who have gone through what I can only imagine is hell on earth. To make our school safer would make a difference; it could even save lives. My main points are easy ways to make Highlander safer, policies that should be implemented and policies that should not be implemented. There are many ways to keep our school safe.
Students today live their day-to-day lives in constant fear of what seems inevitable. The United States has one of the highests rates of school shootings in the world. Society has become so desensitized to these shootings that they are no longer shocked to hear about another school falling victim to it. Even when students take a stand against gun violence, the only solution offered to them is a proposition to arm teachers. However, bringing more guns into a school will only further deteriorate the situation.
In the past and present, school safety is one of the number one priorities of any school district. Having a safe and secure learning environment is crucial in getting children of any age the education that they need and deserve. When this security is threatened it can be either directly, for the victims of school shootings, or indirectly, for the students that hear about these incidents and no longer feel as safe when they are in their school. When a tragic event happens like what recently happened in Florida, there will be an argument and as with any argument, there will be many sides. Some ideas for school safety that have come out of this incident include, gun control laws, mental health screenings, and things that can be done in schools to control the situation of having an active shooter.
School safety is a major issue right now. Some say that Schools need to have better safety measures, some say the violence that has occurred in schools would wide is due that mental health illnesses and some say it is because of gun control. These vicious acts would have never happened if there wasn’t a gun involved. Guns are dangerously powerful weapons, of mass destruction that take lives. Lives are not something you can get back, once your dead your dead and therefore America need gun control.
The parents should not let that happen. Second, the parents at home can encourage the child not to bully. This is because there are parents who don’t care. Third, teachers who are supervising should pay close attention by watching carefully and listening for any threats or signs of bullying. Fourth, the school could get security cameras to watch over isolated areas and all around the school.