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National Truancy Conference Focuses on Building Partnerships
More than 700 participants attended a national conference on truancy, held in Washington, DC, on December 6–8, 2004. more
Truancy Resources
Truancy Videoconference
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OJJDP Introduces Electronic Newsletter
This issue of OJJDP News @ a Glance is the first to be disseminated entirely electronically. more

Girls Study Group Launches Web Site
A new online resource for those interested in the problem of female delinquency. more

New Web Site Documents Hate Crimes Involving Juveniles
A wealth of data on bias (hate) crimes involving juvenile victims and offenders. more

Other News

New Publications
Funding Update
News From the Coordinating Council
News From the Advisory Committee

Did You Know?
  • In 1999, 5.2 percent of surveyed students said they had recently felt too unsafe to go to school (Youth Risk Behavior Survey).
  • The percent of surveyed youth who feared attack at school or on the way to and from school decreased significantly between 1995 and 2003, from 12% to 6% (Child Trends DataBank).

Access valuable sources such as these via OJJDP Statistical Briefing Book links to national data sets and other resources.

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