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Title:  Crime, Violence, Discipline, and Safety in U.S. Public Schools, Findings from the School Survey on Crime and Safety: 2007-08
Description: This First Look report uses data from the 2007-08 School Survey on Crime and Safety (SSOCS) to examine a range of issues dealing with school crime and safety, such as the frequency of school crime and violence, disciplinary actions, and school practices related to the prevention and reduction of crime. SSOCS is the primary source of school-level data on crime and safety for NCES. Since 1999, it has been administered four times to the principals of nationally representative samples of public primary, middle, high, and combined schools.
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Cover Date: May 2009
Web Release: May 5, 2009
Publication #: NCES 2009326
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Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Samantha Neiman, Education Statistics Services Institute - MacroSys Research and Technology; Jill F. Devoe, 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)
Questions: For questions about the content of this First Look / ED TAB, please contact:
Rachel Hansen.
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