Vandalism and Theft: a problem for schools
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The vandalism of public property is a constant problem and the school vandal in particular raises the anger of the community. Also the modern school with its well-equipped libraries and science blocks and its use of audiovisual teaching aids has become an increasingly attractive target for thieves. Yet there has been very little investigation into the problems of vandalism and theft in schools: how widespread is it? how can schools best be protected? who are the offenders.