Saturday, October 14, 2006

Protecting Children from School Violence

A suburban school district in Fort Worth Texas trains students to attack their attacker.

APS trains its students to lie silently and motionless in the dark, waiting for their murderer, and contemplating their helplessness. …for hours.

Experts in childhood psychology tell us that these different approaches, coupled with training in the approaches, carry with them profoundly different lasting psychological effects on children. In particular, on those students who already feel afraid at school for what ever reason.

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