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Title:  Crime, Violence, Discipline and Safety in U.S. Public Schools: Findings from the School Survey on Crime and Safety: 2003-04
Description: This report presents national-level information about crime and safety in U.S. public schools as reported by school principals, including the frequency of criminal incidents at school, the use of disciplinary actions, and efforts to prevent and reduce crime at school. Data come from the 200304 School Survey on Crime and Safety (SSOCS:2004). Eighteen percent of public schools reported at least one serious violent incident during the 200304 school year; two percent of public schools reported hate crimes; five percent of public schools reported gang-related crimes. NOTE: This revision corrects an erroneous statement made in the first bullet on page 2 of the previous version. No data tables were changed.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: December 2006
Web Release: December 28, 2006
Print Release: Currently only available online, print version forthcoming.
Publication #: NCES 2007302REV
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Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Paul Guerino, Education Statistics Services Institute-American Institutes for Research, and Michael D. Hurwitz, Margaret E. Noonan, and Sarah M. Kaffenberger, Formerly of Education Statistics Services Institute-American Institutes for Research
Type of Product: First Look / ED TAB
Survey/Program Areas: Crime and Safety Surveys (CSS)
School Survey on Crime and Safety (SSOCS)
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Questions: For questions about the content of this First Look / ED TAB, please contact:
Rachel Hansen.