school crime and violence

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    Video of Brutal Fight and Shooting at New Hanover High School in Wilmington

    No child should be compelled to remain in this unsafe environment. Scene from inside New Hanover HS (Wilmington NC) this morning. School is on lockdown as gunshots are heard towards end of clip. No further details at this time. @WWAY @FoxNews @nsjnews…
    Terry Stoops, August 30, 2021
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    Crime, dropout, and suspension rates plummet since 2015

    This week, the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (DPI) released the 2018-19 Consolidated Data Report.  The lengthy report contains data and information related to public school crime and violence, suspensions, expulsions, corporal punishment, student reassignments for disciplinary reasons, alternative learning placements, and dropout rates.  Although geographic and demographic…
    Terry Stoops, March 6, 2020
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    Public school crime, suspensions, and expulsions drop

    The N.C. State Board of Education will review the 2016-17 Consolidated Data Report this week.  The report includes data related to school crime and violence, short- and long-term suspensions, dropouts, expulsions, alternative learning programs, and corporal punishment. Here are a few highlights directly from the report: The number of…
    Terry Stoops, February 27, 2018
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    Little ruffians reduce future earnings of classmates

    In their new National Bureau of Economic Research study, “The Long-Run Effects of Disruptive Peers,” Scott Carrell, Mark Hoekstra, and Elira Kukas find that “exposure to a disruptive peer in classes of 25 during elementary school reduces earnings at age 26 by 3 to 4 percent.”  In addition, they…
    Terry Stoops, February 29, 2016
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    Crime, suspensions, and dropout rate decrease

    The N.C. State Board of Education posted the draft 2013-14 Consolidated Data Report on the their meeting website today.  The report, which will be discussed and approved next week, provides state and district-level data on incidents of school crime and violence, short-term suspensions, long-term suspensions, use of corporal punishment,…
    Terry Stoops, February 27, 2015
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    Report: Dropout rate plummets, school crime and violence drops

    Today, the state released their Consolidated Data Report for the 2011-2012 school year.  The report includes statistics related to school crime and violence, suspensions, expulsions, corporal punishment, and dropouts.  Here are the details: School Crime and Violence “The number of acts of crime and violence by high school students…
    Terry Stoops, January 10, 2013
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    Dropout, violence, and suspensions declined last year

    Despite decreases in public school funding, the number of reported acts of crime and violence declined; short-term and long-term suspensions dropped; and the number of annual dropouts fell significantly over the last five years. I will post specific figures after the NC Department of Public Instruction releases the full consolidated data…
    Terry Stoops, February 2, 2012