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Ch 8: School Influences on Delinquency

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Take a look at this mobile-friendly chapter to learn about school influences on juvenile delinquency. This collection of short lessons and quizzes can be used for test preparation purposes, and you can also review the chapter to seek course credit and get ahead in class.

School Influences on Delinquency - Chapter Summary

This self-paced study resource examines the influences that school environments can have on juvenile delinquency. Taught by subject matter experts, this chapter goes over current trends in education, as well as issues related to cyberbullying, truancy, school violence and more. Be sure to take the accompanying self-assessment quizzes that follow each lesson, and you can submit questions to our instructors if you need any extra help with the material. The online format of the chapter allows you to study whenever and wherever it's convenient. When you're finished with the chapter, you should be able to:

  • Assess the societal functions of school
  • Analyze current education trends and issues
  • Evaluate the relationship between delinquency and academic performance
  • Know how school failure, truancy and dropout can be prevented
  • Interpret bullying and school shooting statistics
  • Understand the signs of cyberbullying
  • Outline the causes and effects of school violence
  • Recognize effective school violence prevention strategies
  • Identify the legal rights of juveniles in school settings

9 Lessons in Chapter 8: School Influences on Delinquency
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Functions of School: Socialization, Cultural Transmission, Integration & Latent Functions

1. Functions of School: Socialization, Cultural Transmission, Integration & Latent Functions

While schools strive to provide education, teaching important knowledge and skills, they also have other functions in our society. Explore the manifest functions of schools in socialization, cultural transmission, and integration. Recognize that schools also have latent functions and understand the concept of hidden curriculums.

Current Issues and Trends in Education

2. Current Issues and Trends in Education

Current issues in education have to do with differing views about standardized tests, socioeconomics and educational equity, and adaptive learning. Learn how these issues differ with the current trends in education, changes in the higher education system made in response, the advent of online education, and standards-based learning.

The Relationship Between Academic Performance & Delinquency

3. The Relationship Between Academic Performance & Delinquency

Researchers have studied the correlation between poor academic performance and juvenile delinquency for decades. Explore the factors contributing to both problems, theories for their correlation, and the populations most affected.

Preventing School Failure, Truancy & Dropout

4. Preventing School Failure, Truancy & Dropout

Failing to complete school successfully can have many long term negative effects on students. Discover the ways to prevent truancy, school failure, and dropping out in this lesson.

Bullying & School Shootings: Statistics & Facts

5. Bullying & School Shootings: Statistics & Facts

Bullying has a prominent and relative connection to school shootings that can be statistically proven. Learn more about the role bullying played in the 1999 mass shooting at Columbine High School in Colorado and other school shootings that followed.

Cyberbullying: Signs, Effects & Solutions

6. Cyberbullying: Signs, Effects & Solutions

Cyberbullying is a form of bullying in which a person uses technology or electronic means in harassing, threatening, or embarrassing someone. Learn about the signs and effects of cyberbullying and explore solutions to combat cyberbullying.

School Violence: Definition, History, Causes & Effects

7. School Violence: Definition, History, Causes & Effects

School violence includes both verbal and physical altercations and can occur in any academic setting. Learn about what defines school violence, its history, and various causes and effects.

School Violence Prevention: Programs & Strategies

8. School Violence Prevention: Programs & Strategies

School violence can take many forms and have different consequences, including death. Learn various types of school violence and explore different strategies and programs schools have put in place to prevent it.

Legal Rights of Juveniles in the School

9. Legal Rights of Juveniles in the School

In 1967 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled juveniles in school had the same expectation as adults concerning their Miranda rights. Learn how this policy was ruled on, historical examples of decisions inside schools, and an overview of the Miranda rights.

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