"Impacts of a Violence Prevention Program for Middle Schoools: Findings After 3 Years of Implementation"
A study of middle schools that put into place whole-school and curriculum-based violence-prevention programs over the course of three years found there wasn't a significantly different effect on the rates of violence or victimization reported by students.
It focuses on a violence-prevention effort combining two programs: Responding in Peaceful and Positive Ways, or RiPP, a curriculum-based approach; and the Best Behavior program, a whole-school approach.
Commissioned by the Institute of Education Sciences, the experiment involved 40 middle schools, half of which were randomly selected to receive the combined intervention.
Vol. 30, Issue 33, Page 5
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