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Title: Indicators of School Crime and Safety, 2006
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Author(s): Rachel Dinkes ; Emily Forrest Cataldi ; Grace Kena ; Katrina Baum
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America

National Ctr for Education Statistics
Institute of Education Sciences
United States of America
Date Published: 12/2006
Page Count: 216
  Annotation: This annual report examines crime occurring in school as well as on the way to and from school.
Abstract: Presents data on crime and safety at school from the perspectives of students, teachers, principals, and the general population. A joint effort by the Bureau of Justice Statistics and the National Center for Education Statistics, this annual report examines crime occurring in school as well as on the way to and from school. It also provides the most current detailed statistical information on the nature of crime in schools, school environments, and responses to violence and crime at school. Data are drawn from several federally funded collections including the National Crime Victimization Survey, Youth Risk Behavior Survey, School Survey on Crime and Safety, and School and Staffing Survey. Highlights include the following: from July 1, 2004, through June 30, 2005, there were 21 homicides of school-age youth (ages 5 to 18) at school; in 2003-04 teachers' reports of being threatened or attacked by students during the previous 12 months varied according to their school level; and percentage of public schools experiencing one or more violent incidents increased between the 1999-2000 and 2003-04 school years, from 71 to 81 percent.
Main Term(s): School security ; Crime in schools
Index Term(s): Crime Statistics ; Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
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Type: Statistics
Country: United States of America
Language: English
Note: This publication is one in a series. More recent editions may be available. To view a list of all in the series go to http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/pubalp2.htm#indicators.
   
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