School Violence-A Brief Introduction


School violence is the term used to define violence or any form of arrogance that happens inside a school. Some of the known forms of school violence are student gangs, bullying or raging the junior students, physical attacks on fellow students, physical attacks on the school staffs etc. This is becoming a very serious issue in most of the schools around the world and especially in the United States of America where the school violence rates are extremely high with students possessing knives, guns and other weapons at will.


In the earlier days, schools were the safest places for students and small kids. Students were safer than they were at their homes because they were being monitored each and every second by the school staffs and other fellow students. But it is no longer the same because of the alarming increase of school violence inside the school premises. Another disturbing fact about school violence is that the school authorities are not able to control such inclement activities inside the school. Parents all over the world are concerned with this very serious issue because their children are prone to be victims of school violence.


There are lots of factors that contribute to this grave and distasteful activity happening in schools. They include the role of parents, teachers, the friend circle of the student, the child’s mindset etc. But the reason that will be the deciding factor is however the role of the parents. We all know that home is the first place where the child learns about proper behavior and a proper attitude. So it is the duty of the parents to monitor their child all the time. They should watch their children very closely, their attitude towards other fellow beings, whether he/she is being rude or arrogant etc. Putting an end to such ill behavior of your child at the beginning will decide on how well the child grows and grows out with a good attitude.


Moreover a child should get the right kind of atmosphere to grow up in a manner that will be pleasing to everyone. For example, an arrogant father can always lead your child in the same path as well. A child at its early stages will have a tendency to look upon their parents and follow their footsteps. They will inherit all the little things which the parents do. So, parents should strive hard to make the atmosphere around the child as peaceful as possible. They should also check whether their child is stressed out regarding certain matters in the schools or certain issues with their friends etc and try to resolve them in order to avoid future problems.


A violent child can be brought on the right track. All you need to do is to give him proper attention and affection. There is nothing that will never bend to affection and love. So, try it out and you will find your child improve by leaps and bounds. Also there are many online sites which provide information and recommendations regarding school violence. Parents should read them for a better understand and to cope with school violence to prevent it for good.