To prepare educators for crises in their schools, Helen Sharp presents specific cases in K-12 school settings that require urgent solutions. She also explains control procedures and offers strategies for resuming normal school function. The wide range of crisis events presented in School Crisis Case Studies will prompt feedback, elicit comments and suggestions, and allow current and future educators to reflect on necessary containment strategies.
Helen M. Sharp is a freelance education writer, certified school administrator, and former educator. She has written more than fifty articles for state and national education publications, including NASSP Bulletin book reviews and was the coauthor of The Educator's Writing Handbook and Case Studies for School Leaders: Implementing the ISLLC Standards.
Part 1 PREFACE Part 2 INTRODUCTION Chapter 3 ADDICTION TO COMPUTER GAMES Chapter 4 ALCOHOL Chapter 5 ARMED SECURITY OFFICER Chapter 6 BLEACHER BEHAVIOR AT ATHLETIC EVENTS Chapter 7 BOMB THREAT Chapter 8 BUILDING EVACUATION AND STUDENTS' COMPLACENCY Chapter 9 BULLYING Chapter 10 BUS BEHAVIOR Chapter 11 CONFLICT RESOLUTION Chapter 12 DEVIANT BEHAVIOR Chapter 13 DROPOUTS Chapter 14 DRUG USE Chapter 15 FIGHTING Chapter 16 GANGS Chapter 17 GAY BASHING Chapter 18 GUNS AT SCHOOL Chapter 19 A GUN AND A PURPOSE Chapter 20 THE HOMEWORK BURDEN Chapter 21 HUFFING Chapter 22 INAPPROPRIATE STUDENT-TEACHER RELATIONSHIPS Chapter 23 INTEGRATING JOB SKILLS Chapter 24 LARCENY Chapter 25 MINORITY STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT Chapter 26 OVERACHIEVERS Chapter 27 PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT Chapter 28 RECKLESS BEHAVIOR BEHIND THE WHEEL Chapter 29 SPORTS PARENTS Chapter 30 STUDENT SAFETY ON BUSES Chapter 31 STUDENT SUICIDE Chapter 32 TEACHERS NEW TO TEACHING Chapter 33 TRUANCY Chapter 34 APPENDIX: SCHOOL SAFETY RESOURCES