TITLE

Blown away by school violence

AUTHOR(S)
Harrington-Lueker, Donna
PUB. DATE
November 1992
SOURCE
Education Digest;Nov92, Vol. 58 Issue 3, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines what is behind the rising number of kids with guns. America's fascination with violence; Entertainment industry; Personal fears; Guns as an equalizer; Accessibility of guns; Clementine Barfield, founder of Save Our Sons and Daughters (SOSAD); Joshua Horwitz of Education Fund to Prevent Handgun Violence; Political firestorm over gun control; School programs against gun violence; Teens on Target in Oakland, California; Condensed from `The American School Board Journal.'
ACCESSION #
9302030704

 

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