Measuring Up: Violence and Weapons in Texas Schools

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May 18, 1999

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While violence in Texas schools is unacceptably frequent, some types of school violence have declined in recent years - most likely due to programs designed to improve safety in schools and in the community. This 1999 report examines data on juvenile violent crime in Texas as well as the incidence of violence in our schools over recent years. School violence data for each of Texas’ 254 counties are included.