Jonesboro, Ark., Leads a Community Effort Against School Violence

Branch, Al
May 2000
Curriculum Administrator;May2000, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p13
Focuses on the effort of Jonesboro, Arkansas, to lead a four-town consortium to end school violence in its area. Area districts involved; Goals of the federally funded initiative; Jonesboro's effort to distance itself from being the site of the United States' infamous school shooting.


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