2011 School Climate Technical Assistance Symposium: Making the Case for an International Perspective on School Violence - Implications for Theory, Research, Policy, and Assessment

Proposes a comprehensive study of school violence as it appears in cultures across the globe, suggesting that regions could share with one another their proposed theories on school violence, and, share interventions and policies that have been found effective. Discusses inherent challenges in performing a study of this kind and identifies resources and supports needed to accomplish the objectives of such a study.