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Violent crimes against children higher at school-most school crime events decrease

The article below is based on the seventeenth report produced jointly by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Institute of Education Sciences (IES), in the U.S. Department of Education, and the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) in the U.S. Department of Justice. This report presents the most recent data available on school crime and […]

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32 percent of students bullied at school. National crime in schools statistics

Crime in America.Net Gentlereaders: The report below from two federal agencies using a wide variety of research is the best overview of crime in schools. We chose to list only a small selection of the findings below. While the data indicates that crime in schools is serious and of concern, it does provide evidence that […]

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Crime in Schools: Government or Parental Responsibility?

Guide Offers Communities Ways To Prevent and Respond to School Violence Crime in America.Net, http://crimeinamerica.net Gentlereaders: Everything you wanted to know about school violence including documentation of infamous school crime shootings are cited in the Department of Justice publication listed below. The problem, as always, is in the details. The publication warns of children falling into […]

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School Crime:10 percent of male students reported being threatened or injured with a weapon

Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2009 Presents data on crime and safety at school from the perspectives of students, teachers, and principals. 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 […]

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Safe Schools Initiative Works

Evaluation Finds that Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiative Significantly Improves Student Safety On November 3, 2009, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) issued the following press release: Rockville, MD – In the wake of several recent highly-publicized stories about violence among school-aged children, a new report […]

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American schools were always violent

  Posted on Wed, Oct. 14, 2009 Commentary Strife is not new to the schoolhouse, but guns are. By Jonathan Zimmerman Four boys assault their teacher, who later dies of her injuries. Across the country, newspapers compete to unearth the most lurid details of the episode. It seems the boys were annoyed at being detained […]

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