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A Structural Analysis of School Violence and Disruption: Implications for Creating Safer Schools.

  title={A Structural Analysis of School Violence and Disruption: Implications for Creating Safer Schools.},
  author={Matthew J. Mayer and Peter E. Leone},
  journal={Education and Treatment of Children},
  • M. Mayer, P. Leone
  • Published 1 August 1999
  • Education
  • Education and Treatment of Children
This research examines a model of school violence and disruption using structural equation modeling. Data are analyzed from the 1995 School Crime Supplement to the National Crime Victimization Survey which includes 9,954 completed interviews of students age 12 to 19 in schools across the United States. Students were asked questions about school rules and procedures, knowledge of and personal experience with violence against students and teachers, accessibility of drugs, gang presence, other… 

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