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(Guam) "Discipline problems" in schools rose by 42% in one month

Nov 30, 2017, (Guam) Pacific News Center: GDOE: 42 percent increase in student discipline http://pacificnewscenter.com/gdoe-student-violence-up-by-42-percent/ The student conduct report reveals that discipline incidents per month rose from 1,235 in the month of September to 1,756 the following month. Guam – You may have seen local student fights and riots circulating on social media recently. And if it appears that these incidents are becoming more common in our public schools, it’s because statistically student violence is on the rise. According to last month’s student conduct report, the number of reported discipline incidents rose by 42% in one month alone. … But Simon Sanchez High School was not the only campus with discipline issues. In fact, the fighting was so severe at Benevente Middle School that not one but two fights and a riot broke out in the same day. Each incident was later deemed unrelated, but the violence prompted an immediate call for shelter in place by the principal. The student conduct report reveals that discipline incidents per month rose from 1,235 in the month of September to 1,756 the following month.