School Safety – By the Numbers

Yesterday, we revisited a previous blog post from 2016 that provides information on how to help children in times of crisis.

As a followup, and in light of the school shooting that just took place in Florida, we also wanted to share with you some recent information on school safety from the U.S. Department of Justice.  A November 2017 document provides a snapshot of research from this full report by the National Institute of Justice on school safety statistics.  Here is an excerpt from the report that we wanted to pass along to our readers:

Not only does the report indicate that school crime rates are decreasing, but it provides evidence that school shootings are rare, and that school officials have increased safety measures.  If you’d like to read the rest of this overview on school safety statistics, please click on this link to view “School Safety: By the Numbers.”

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