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Early intervention can curb school violence

Friday, March 21, 2014

As has become painfully clear in recent times, school violence comes in multiple forms, so the interventions formulated must be multidimensional and broad-based, involving law enforcement, education, mental health, and other services.


The differing views being expressed by leading public figures about how violent youngsters should be dealt with highlights the lack of a cohesive approach to this problem. Responses to the recent viral video of a fight involving several female students of Mucurapo West Government Secondary have included calls for remedies ranging from a boot camp for violent students to criminal charges and even imprisonment for the teens involved.


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