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Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2007
NCES 2008-021
December 2007


Figure 20.1.

Percentage of public schools that used selected safety and security measures: School year 2005-06



Percentage of public schools that used selected safety and security measures: School year 2005-06

1 Excludes athletes.
2 One or more checks or sweeps.
3 For example, drugs or weapons. Does not include dog sniffs.
NOTE: Responses were provided by the principal or the person most knowledgeable about crime and safety issues at the school. Respondents were instructed to respond only for those times that were during normal school hours or when school activities or events were in session, unless the survey specified otherwise. Population size is 83,200 public schools.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, 2005–06 School Survey on Crime and Safety (SSOCS), 2006.
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