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 #29260 Law and Disorder? Holland's Solution to Illegal Drugs
 #34758 Cyberbullies(+$10)
 #8039 Reading, Writing, and Revolvers: Coping with Teenage Violence(+$20)
 #9110 School Violence(+$20)
 #29097 Border War: The Mexico/U.S. Drug Connection(+$20)
 #29098 Meet the Players: The Tijuana Drug Cartel(+$20)
 #29099 Living in Fear: Dealing with the Drug Underworld(+$20)
 #29100 Silver or Lead? When the Kingpin Comes Calling(+$20)
 #34965 Youth Crises II: Play It Safe-Plan for Crises(+$20)
 #35488 Failing Grade(+$20)
 #10784 The Last Shot(+$26)
 #7703 School Crime: Sounding the Alarm(+$60)
 #7704 School Crime: Campus Combat Zone(+$60)
 #7705 School Crime: Establishing Communication(+$60)
 #29893 Bullied, Battered, and Bruised(+$80)
 #35205 Taking a Stand: The Bullying Prevention Series(+$169.9)
 #7702 School Crime: How to Fight It(+$319.9)
 #29096 The War on Drugs: The Reality Behind the Movie Traffic(+$379.8)

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#29260 School Crime & Violence - Law and Disorder? Holland's Solution to Illegal Drugs (Run time 15 min.) DVD $69.95

Holland is famous for windmills, tulips, and, since 1976, state-licensed coffee shops where patrons can buy and smoke marijuana. In this program, ABC News correspondent Chris Cuomo reports on a different strategy in the war on drugs. The Dutch believe that by tolerating the use of cannabis, people are less inclined to go on to hard drugs such as cocaine and heroin. Statistics bear out the philosophy but many U.S. policymakers remain unconvinced. In its balanced approach, this provocative program challenges viewers to decide for themselves, interviewing both the Dutch Minister of Health, Els Borst, and former director of the White House Office on National Drug Policy, retired General Barry McCaffrey. (15 minutes)

#34758 School Crime & Violence - Cyberbullies (Run time 19 min.) DVD $79.95

Chat rooms, blogs, and instant messaging have become standard forms of communication for many young people. Unfortunately, they have also become popular ways to bully and harass others. This program is designed to prevent children and teenagers from falling victim to cyberbullying, using dramatizations and Q & A discussions to expand awareness of the issue. The video discusses cyberbullying warning signs, common patterns of abuse, and questionable online activities and destinations to stay away from. It also presents strategies for responding when cyberbullying occurs, and outlines legal problems involving privacy and libel that young Internet users should be aware of A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to all applicable state and national standards. A Meridian Production. (19 minutes)

#8039 School Crime & Violence - Reading, Writing, and Revolvers: Coping with Teenage Violence (Run time 46 min.) DVD $89.95

Almost three million crimes occur on or near school campuses every year-one crime every six seconds. What was once considered a problem in only inner-city schools has now spread to even the most rural communities. How should students react if they are threatened on the way to school, or if they are coerced into potentially dangerous situations by their peers? What can young adults do to protect themselves? This program provides students with specific skills they can apply if confronted with violence. Interviews with students, parents, and teachers at urban, suburban, and rural schools provide a firsthand look at the situation from the perspectives of people who cope with school violence on a day-to-day basis. A Cambridge Educational Production. One 45-minute video.

#9110 School Crime & Violence - School Violence (Run time 20 min.) DVD $89.95

Studies indicate that children who are exposed to violence at home or in the media are prone to elevated levels of anxiety and to committing violent acts themselves. In this program, noted correspondent Betty Ann Bowser reports on the success of New Haven's community-based outreach program that allies the police department, the Yale Child Study Center, and other agencies to promote safety and curb violence through mentoring, intervention, and after-school programs for school-age children. Eight other cities have since adopted the New Haven model. (20 minutes)

#29097 School Crime & Violence - Border War: The Mexico/U.S. Drug Connection (Run time 23 min.) DVD $89.95

At San Ysidro, 45,000 vehicles per day enter the U.S. from Mexico. This ABC News program focuses on the high-stakes struggle between smugglers and customs officials as each group tries to outwit the other. Rudy Camacho, southwest border coordinator for the U.S. Customs Service and actor in the movie Traffic, spells out the details of interdicting the drug flow while a former drug trafficker explains how to evade detection by drug-sniffing dogs, deceive state-of-the-art X-ray machines, and even bribe customs officials. Then, 2,000 miles away, three teens in one of the wealthiest, most privileged counties in America talk about how easy it can be to buy drugs. (22 minutes)

#29098 School Crime & Violence - Meet the Players: The Tijuana Drug Cartel (Run time 22 min.) DVD $89.95

Ramon and Benjamin Arellano Felix control the flow of drugs from Mexico into the U.S. with a ruthless efficiency that has made their cartel one of the richest, most powerful organizations in the world. "It's almost as if they're a sovereign country," says Mike Garland, retired chief of the DEA's Mexico City office. In this ABC News program, Mexico's national security adviser Adolfo Aguilar Zinser and others discuss the Arellano Felix operation, the corruption of Mexico's former drug czar, and trust-building efforts as the Vicente Fox government seeks to establish itself as a reliable partner in the U.S./Mexico coalition against drugs. (22 minutes)

#29099 School Crime & Violence - Living in Fear: Dealing with the Drug Underworld (Run time 22 min.) DVD $89.95

Ever since Jesus Blancornelas, cofounder of the newspaper Zeta, printed an expose of the Arrellano Felix drug cartel, fear has been his constant companion. In this ABC News program, the Blancornelas family talks about living under the constant threat of violent death; three teenagers from the Suburban Hospital Addiction Treatment Center in Bethesda, Maryland, tell their scary stories of trips gone bad and personal injury through drug-related violence; and President Vicente Fox reiterates his strong stance against Mexico's drug underworld. All agree that wherever there are drugs, fear is never far away. (22 minutes)

#29100 School Crime & Violence - Silver or Lead?" When the Kingpin Comes Calling" (Run time 22 min.) DVD $89.95

When a drug cartel offers the choice between a bribe and a bullet, how do honest law enforcement officers, prosecutors, and judges answer the question "Silver or lead?" This ABC News program explores the problem of corruption through the stories of drug lord Joaquin Guzman's escape from a penitentiary secretly controlled by his own organization and the betrayal and murder of federal anti-narcotics investigator Jose Patino. President Vicente Fox, Foreign Minister Jorge Castaneda, and others pull no punches as they consider both the extent of corruption and the need for greater accountability on both sides of the U.S./Mexico border. (22 minutes)

#34965 School Crime & Violence - Youth Crises II: Play It Safe-Plan for Crises (Run time 40 min.) DVD $89.95

Violent school incidents have become a frightening American reality. This program helps teachers and staff understand their responsibilities during such situations, and provides guidelines for top-level administrators who implement crisis management training. With sensitive, realistic dramatizations of the proper responses to specific dangers-including a bomb threat, a school shooting, and a hallway fight-the video emphasizes a coolheaded, systematic approach. It also suggests models for fleshing out incomplete plans, and for making anti-violence presentations to students. A 101-page facilitator's guide makes this resource adaptable to individual schools and districts, and provides teaching materials for a workshop on this urgent topic. (40 minutes)

#35488 School Crime & Violence - Failing Grade (Run time 22 min.) DVD $89.95

Use this ABC News program to explore links between a wide range of educational issues: school safety, overcrowding, privatization, and poor academic performance. The video takes viewers inside Chester High, a Pennsylvania school racked with security, staffing, and financial problems; in fact, Chester's difficulties are so great that the company hired to run the school has pulled out. With commentary from many sectors of the community-including students, parents, school board members, and a young principal who tried to make a difference at Chester-Failing Grade sums up the frustrations of everyday people struggling to provide children with a decent education. (22 minutes)

#10784 School Crime & Violence - The Last Shot (Run time 24 min.) DVD $95.95

When Warren's girlfriend breaks up with him in a particularly cruel manner, he buys a gun and exacts his bloody revenge at the school dance. This emotionally charged dramatization graphically portrays the growing problem of school violence. A radio show, which features a psychologist and one of the survivors, frames the tragic story, providing insights into the warning signs of impending violence and how such an incident could perhaps be prevented in real life. The mounting pressures on Warren are also examined, along with the behavior of those around him, including his teachers, parents, siblings, and friends. Warning: This program contains scenes of violence. A Meridian Production. (24 minutes)

#7703 School Crime & Violence - School Crime: Sounding the Alarm (Run time 24 min.) DVD $129.95

This program promotes a proactive approach to fighting school crime, while examining its myriad causes and possible solutions. The contributing roles of dysfunctional families, alcohol, drugs, and violence in the media are examined, along with the rise of gangs. Profiles of typical gang members help police and school officials to identify potential members before they become involved in crime. Enforcement techniques used to combat gang violence are provided in detail. (24 minutes)

#7704 School Crime & Violence - School Crime: Campus Combat Zone (Run time 25 min.) DVD $129.95

Guns are the second leading cause of death among school-age children-a staggering statistic. In this program, law enforcement officials, including a specialist in school violence control, discuss the problem and the gamut of resources available to fight it. Officer Jim Corbin, Director of the National Association of School Resource Officers, explains how weapons affect the quality of education, and what teachers can do to combat the trend. Several legal experts explain search-and-seizure laws within the context of Fourth Amendment rights. Topics covered include everything from school security, to the psychology of violence, to how teachers can reinforce positive attitudes that discourage criminal behavior and promote student cooperation. (25 minutes)

#7705 School Crime & Violence - School Crime: Establishing Communication (Run time 25 min.) DVD $129.95

School administrators, students, and members of the community work with law enforcement officials to prevent school crime. Respect is the key. Guidelines on how police can gain the confidence and cooperation of students and their families include door-to-door visits which also promote community involvement and awareness. Personal rapport between law enforcement officials and individual students is emphasized. Police and school officials are urged to intervene with social service agencies on behalf of students and their families who may be experiencing problems. (25 minutes)

#29893 School Crime & Violence - Bullied, Battered, and Bruised (Run time 56 min.) DVD $149.95

Suicide is the second leading cause of death among adolescents and is often the desperate response to prolonged physical and mental harassment at school. This program investigates the disturbing prevalence of bullying by focusing on a high school where the problem made headlines. Parents, teachers, school officials, bullying victims, and even bullies themselves discuss the conditions that allow abusive behavior to flourish and what can be done to curtail it. A model grammar school is also visited where the principal takes the lead in creating an atmosphere of safety and cooperation, as well as learning. (56 minutes)

#35205 School Crime & Violence - Taking a Stand: The Bullying Prevention Series (Run time 15 min.) DVD $239.85

No longer a simple matter of schoolyard scuffles and "boys will be boys," bullying is now recognized as a major threat to the education of America's young people. Research shows that intimidation and humiliation among students involve both genders, affect young people of every background, and have become even more widespread with the help of digital technology. This three-part series helps students and teachers identify bullying activity, confront the instigators of it, and assist the victims-with the ultimate goal of preventing bullying in all its forms. Behavior and tactics specific to boy bullies, girl bullies, and cyberbullies are discussed at length in each of the respective videos, addressing the complexity of the issues with dramatized scenarios and peer discussions. Includes a 15-minute bonus video, A Teacher's Guide to Bullying Prevention, that will help educators implement the overall program. Viewable/printable instructor's guides are also available online. Correlates to all applicable state and national standards. A Meridian Production. Recommended for grades 7-12. 3-part series, 18-20 minutes each. Bonus video included with purchase of series.

#7702 School Crime & Violence - School Crime: How to Fight It (Run time min.) DVD $389.85

This three-part series shows how law enforcement and school officials in one San Antonio school district are winning the battle against school crime and violence through early intervention, prevention, and student and community support. 3-part series, 25 minutes each.

#29096 School Crime & Violence - The War on Drugs: The Reality Behind the Movie Traffic (Run time min.) DVD $449.75

DEA agents and customs officials agree that the Steven Soderbergh film Traffic is right on the money-especially the way it hammers home the idea that user demand is the true force behind America's drug problem. In this penetrating five-part series, ABC News anchor Ted Koppel and correspondent Deborah Amos update the subject of America's war on drugs, addressing the gritty facts so realistically portrayed in Traffic. 5-part series, 22 minutes each.

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