Alabama's six-day school violence report as of Sept. 13: Gang rape at Russell County High School, knife fight at Bessemer's Jess Lanier High School, and shots fired at Vigor High School in Mobile.

State school superintendent Ed Richardson gave that report as a legislative panel on school violence prevention made recommendations to Gov. Don Siegelman.

To help prevent violence in schools, the panel recommended exposing young teen-agers to classroom instruction on self control and


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