Segments in this Video

Guns at School: Introduction (01:18)


Teens reflect on gun violence at schools.

The Reality of Guns at School (01:56)

Over the last decade, gun violence at school has been on the rise. An educator considers reasons students bring guns to school. Students discuss their fear of guns at school and the ease of acquiring a gun.

Guns and Violence (01:18)

An expert cites reasons for the rise of gun violence in schools. Teens and an educator consider warning signs.

Do You Feel Safe at School? (01:23)

Students share their feelings about security at school

Profiling a Shooter (00:53)

An expert states that 2/3 of students who commit violent acts report extreme isolation.

Guns at School, Something New? (00:53)

School violence has existed for years; hear examples.

Growing Gun Ownership (02:07)

A CDC report states that gun violence is a growing problem among American youth. Teens reflect on the prevalence of violence and why it occurs.

Violence in Media (00:40)

Entertainment venues often glorify guns and gangs. A teen discusses a violent video game.

Guns in the Community (01:55)

Sometimes what happens on the streets and what happens in schools are directly related. An educator and students discuss gang membership and fighting at school. An adult discusses stopping the ease of weapon obtainment.

Causes of Violence (02:16)

Causes include: rejection, depression, taunting, revenge, power, and recognition. An educator discusses violence in the home. Teens consider why students engage in acts of violence.

Bullying (01:44)

Bullying can include various behaviors; it is important to have a solid group of friends for support. Teens and an educator discuss the effects of bullying.

Availability of Guns (01:05)

Teens reflect on gun ownership and students getting guns.

Teachers and Guns (01:42)

Teens discuss learning gun safety at school and teachers having guns in the classroom. An adult discusses stopping the culture of violence.

Guns at School... (02:10)

Guns and violence are a reality in teen lives; school violence needs to be prevented early. Teens and an educator discuss teens seeking help when something is wrong.

Credits: Real Life Teens: Guns at School - How Safe Do Teens Feel? (00:17)

Credits: Real Life Teens: Guns at School - How Safe Do Teens Feel?

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Gun violence is a growing problem among teens in America. One of the most frightening trends over the last several years has been the rise of gun-related violence at school. A number of reasons have been cited for the emergence of this disturbing phenomenon. Some of these include the widespread availability of guns, escalating levels of violence in video games and media violence and rising levels of teen alienation and rage. This program discusses the causes of violence in schools, gun control and ultimately asks the question do students feel safe at school? Teens discuss the following subjects and give their thoughts on - How safe they feel at school? How easy is it for a student to bring a gun into school? How do they feel about guns at school? Have they ever been exposed to guns? What should a student do if they know someone is planning on carrying a gun or weapon into school? Are they influenced by media violence? Should teachers be armed? An ideal thought provocaing program, that provides an unbiased and realistic look from the perspective of teens, at the issue of gun violence. Featuring young teenagers telling their real stories, in their own words. It offers unprecedented access into the hidden teen world thats insightful, fascinating and provocative. Told from the perspective of teens, this program confronts the trauma and drama of coping and surviving in todays often confusing world.

Length: 23 minutes

Item#: BVL93739

Copyright date: ©2013

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