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Violence and crime in schools is a rising problem. This problem has created fear among many students and parents. A lot of research does show that higher violence is related to city schools, though there is still a significant amount in schools outside of the city. School violence does not actually begin in the school. Violence and crime in schools is related to the home life experience of the children committing these terrible deeds. Children that are allowed to watch TV shows that have violence or play the popular style of video games with violence have a higher chance of becoming actively violent at school. “Statistically speaking, 47% of the violent acts on television do not harm the victim, 86% of the violent acts have no negative repercussions, no one dies, no one goes to jail, and no one’s life is ruined. And 73% of the time the “bad guy” goes unpunished” (11 Menhard). Violence has become the center of many media aspects and this teaches the children of the world today that it is acceptable to be violent.
Children are learning that these violent behaviors are accepted …
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