Due to recent tragedies like Columbine and September 11th the concern over school shootings and related violence is high. These books provide perspective on the shootings that have occured and how schools have dealt with the problem.
Bullying at school is a common problem in schools today, and it can be difficult to deal with since it affects people differently...especially the bully and bullied. In addition, parents and even school faculty can sometimes view bullying as "it's just kids being kids." These books detail the seriousness of bullying and are great for schools, parent, and students.
Like bullying, peer pressure is a common problem that everyone must deal with at some point in their life. Young people, especially when in school, can have a very difficult time dealing with pressure from their peers. These books can provide some guidance when dealing with the issue.
Hazing is a growing problem. Not only does it occur in fraternities and sororities, but hazing in high school is becoming more common. These books can provide some guidance for those dealing with the issue.
With more students being bused to school than ever before school bus safety is more important than ever. Although infrequent, accidents can occur and the best way to prevent accidents is through bus driver training and education.