Discipline and Security in Education

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Essay #: 072426
Total text length is 8,979 characters (approximately 6.2 pages).

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Discipline and Security in Education
The Issue Being Investigated
In recent years, schools have adopted a series of measures which have been thought necessary by school districts in response to increased school violence. These include not only increases in standard disciplinary measures in schools, but also the addition of physical security systems such as metal detectors and security cameras, x-ray-based inspection of student possessions, and the use of identification cards, locker searches, and even student strip searches (Marwick, Diaz, & Palfrey, 2010). While administrators and teachers want to be able to maintain an optimal learning environment which is free from distraction and potential security issues, there is also a need to...
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