Is school violence a prevalent problem? Schools underreport incidences of school violence / Alan G. Hevesi ; Technology provides new forms of bullying / Justin W. Patchin and Sameer Hinduja ; Youths are angry and out of control / Sandra P. Thomas ; Schools' aggressive strategies result in declining rates of school violence / Amanda Paulson ; Media hype perpetuates false perceptions of school violence / Mike Males ; Most campus crimes can be prevented / Nancy Fitzgerald
What factors contribute to school violence? School shooters view the world as unjust / Tom O'Connor ; Video games cause aggressive and violent behavior in youths / David Walsh ... [et al.] ; Students who are repeatedly bullied will often resort to violence / John Greenya ; Masculine defenses are obstacles to healthy expressions of emotional pain / Pat McGann ; Violence on TV and in movies desensitizes youths / Suzanne Chamberlin ; Public schools' prohibition against teaching principles of God results in a violent society / Josh Greenberger
Will stricter gun control laws reduce school violence? Current gun laws are weak and ineffective / Daniel R. Vice ; Gun control laws can reduce the incidence of violent crimes / Abigail A. Kohn ; Individuals can mobilize others to affect gun safety laws / Children's Defense Fund ; People, not guns, are the problem / Craig Medred ; Teachers should be allowed to carry guns / Dave Kopel
Will alternative juvenile interventions help prevent school violence? Violent youths need rehabilitation, not punishment / Peter Ash ; Preventive interventions need to begin at an early age / Marian Wright Edelman ; Violence education classes will reduce violence / Mary Paquette ; Jail time can do a child good / Angela Neustatter ; Gangs that ravage communities need to be met with fierce penalties / Dianne Feinstein ; Violent teen criminals need adult justice / Harry L. Shorstein.