Tragedy Raises Question about Peer Socialization
Farris, Michael, The Washington Times (Washington, DC)
The heart of every parent in America ached in sympathy for those who suffered a tragic loss in the recent school massacre in Littleton, Colo. However, mixed with the sympathy was, for many, anxiety about the safety of their own children. "Will my child's school be next?" is a thought on the minds of countless American parents.
For some, the Colorado tragedy was the final straw. The day after the killing spree erupted onto our TV screens, the phones at the Home School Legal Defense Association began to ring with a steady rhythm: "I can't take it any more. I have been thinking of home-schooling. This is it."
For some time, violence in schools - usually a …
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Publication information: Article title: Tragedy Raises Question about Peer Socialization. Contributors: Farris, Michael - Author. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: May 4, 1999. Page number: 5. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 1999 Gale Group.
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