The literature review clearly has shown that there is a phenomenon called School to Prison, Schoolhouse to Jailhouse, or Public Education to Prison Pipeline. Therefore, Jeremy Thompson (2016) says, “Zero-tolerance policies in schools result in high suspension rates and expulsion rates among students in general, but disproportionately affect minority students, especially African-Americans because students who have been suspended or expelled are more likely than not to end up in the Criminal Justice
Someone being bullied has become such a common issue now. Bullying has turned into a huge problem in humanity. Victims of bullying have reached “over 3.2 million students each year.” (dosomething.org) Bullying isn’t some fluke, it 's a terrible way to put down others simply to make the bully feel better or gain some type of power. Although thats not the only reason kids bully other kids, its a crisis sweeping the nation that needs to be put to a stop. This has become the most serious problem in the United States because it leads to emotional pain, suicide, and could greatly affect your grades.
By the same token, in 2016 there was a total of 7,615 victims of biased hate crimes. Of those 7,615, 29% or 2,220 of the victims were African Americans. Letting such a gracious amount of people die purely for the color of their skin is not only a crime against the people of the United States but a crime against the world. On May 20, 2017, African American university student and lieutenant in the US army Richard Collins was stabbed waiting for an Uber with his friends. Collins was three days away from graduating college.
In To Kill A Mockingbird, it says, “He choked you, he hit you, then he raped you, that right”(Lee 190)? The book has violence of choking, hitting, and raping which are some reasons the book was banned. These topics make some students uncomfortable and have the right to learn about something else. Harper Lee states, “I guess it ain’t your fault if Uncle Atticus is a n****r-lover besides, but I’m here to tell you it certainly does mortify the rest of the family” (Lee 85). Throughout the book, there are many times the “N-word” has been used.
For instance, in Florida, there was a shooting at a high school, there were seventeen people were killed, and another fourteen were wounded. President Donald Trump has tweeted "So many signs that the Florida shooter was mentally disturbed, even expelled from school for bad and erratic behavior. Neighbors and classmates knew he was a
Gun ownership should be controlled along with abusive behavior and bullying Recently in our society, there have been debates over gun control. Statistics are not the only way a point can be proven about the harmful effects that guns have on our society. Stories from parents who have lost children, or children left fatherless or motherless due to gun violence hit home harder than graphs on paper. Imagine all those sad faces of toddlers and the cries of kids as they get told that their families are gone. There have been 62 of 89 cases where either the parents lost their children) or the children) lost their parents because of these so called Safe Guns.
This tool was used primarily to bring a sense of danger to the classroom environment, which targets teachers, students and parents – implying that they are in danger. Evidently, there was a contrast between the background being the classroom, which is usually associated with a safe learning environment, and the foreground where there was a child holding a gun, which just emphasises the message that the classroom is no longer a safer place. Contrast was also used to further elaborate the main purpose of the advertisement using the little girl with a grim expression holding an assault rifle which is not expected and confuses the audience and sends out a strong message. There were other contrasting elements such as the enormous size of the gun and the small size of the children, implying messages such as guns are not suited for children and should have nothing to do with them, but clearly, America doesn’t care. This leads the audience to want to begin taking action.
To name a few, a student of Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan was lynched by a mob following a public hate speech accusing him of blasphemy. Moreover, there have been cases of sectarian violence, and lynching of people from minority ethnic backgrounds over uncorroborated claims. The situation, however, is not so different in the developed countries as well. In USA, the most advanced country in almost all the avenues, there are organizations like KKK, which publish content to establish white supremacy. The representatives of KKK are able to speak out publicly, pass racist comments, and are able to get away with it.
Chapter 1-Introduction School violence in the secondary school system has been on the increase over the last fifteen years from gang activity, attack with a weapon, rape, larceny, bullying, kidnapping to the worst case scenario of murder allegedly committed by students. The criminal behaviour of secondary school behaviour in Trinidad and Tobago concerning school violence is grabbing everyone’s attention and is being spoken about regularly in a negative manner like there is no hope. This is of major concern to parents, teachers, business community and the government in working to find solutions to this problem which will get worse. There have been many reasons suggested for the violence exhibited by students. It ranges from the following: 1.
Basically, bullying is not only affects victim but also the perpetrators and society. This problem shows that this phenomenon become so dangerous from day to day. Unfortunately, this problem seems critical increasingly and the most sadly is it involved young generation especially school students. Statistics on 2010 revealed about 56% of all students have witnesses a bullying crime take place while at school.