What do you believe is the school's responsibility regarding student violence? How does this relate to the concept of in loco parentis? Discuss the pros and cons of a zero-tolerance policy. Base your views on case law.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 8:43 am ad1c9bdddf
The focus of schools is no longer simply academics, teaching and learning; instead schools have become contributing members of society as expectant extension of the community. John Dewey (1859-1952) educator and philosopher noted that schools should share the social responsibility and burdens to equipping children with skills necessary to survive and succeed in the community. Schools have had to modify their roles from teaching content to helping all students adjust to an ever changing world of violence.
Although some believe the blame falls on the person behaving in a violent manner; schools, parents or both have the responsibility to tell that student such behavior is wrong. Furthermore, it is questionable whether the student knows they are doing wrong while they are doing it; or are they simply choosing to do it anyway.
When parents attempt to take strict methods of discipline social services come to the residence. Therefore schools have taken more responsibility of discipline; accepting the in loco parentis, an idea that derived from English Common Law. The idea was that schools have an educational responsibility, and also moral responsibilities for student conduct. The idea ...
The expert discusses the pros and cons of zero-tolerance policy. The school's responsibility regarding student violence is given.
Law Enforcement Presentation
I need help with the following so I can complete assignment:
Create a Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation, geared toward teaching a group of junior high school students in your community about the role of law enforcement in the juvenile justice system. Your presentation must contain 7-10 slides and include speaker's notes that describe what you would say if you were actually presenting to an audience. Be sure to include information on how law enforcement responds to these situations:
. Status offenses
. Missing children
. Delinquency prevention
. Youth and guns
. Crime and violence in schools
? Include a reference slide, citing outside sources in APA format.
? Post the presentation as an attachment.