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National Institute of Justice Releases School Safety Report

August 1, 2017

Summary of School Safety Statistics

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) has released "Summary of School Safety Statistics." This report provides data to support or dispel common perceptions related to school safety. Federal agencies, including the Departments of Education and Justice, and school safety experts collected the data reported in this publication. Topics addressed include school crime; school shootings and violence; traumatic events, such as bullying; and the threat of violence using social media.


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