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Youth Gangs in Schools
(NCJ 183015) August 2000
OJJDP Youth Gang Series, Bulletin, 8 page(s)
James C. Howell, James P. Lynch
 
This survey found that gangs were very prevalent in schools, with 37 percent of students surveyed in the 1995 School Crime Supplement (SCS) reporting gangs in their schools.
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