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Accuracy of Florida school safety reports called into question

WFOR-TV (Doral, Fla.) conducted a six-month investigation into school violence in Florida and discovered "wide discrepancies" between the numbers of violent incidents reported on the state's Department of Education website and actual police reports filed about violent incidents at schools in Miami-Dade and Broward counties. The state claims that the discrepancies can be linked to the schools using "different definitions and different criteria" of violent incidents than what is used by police officers.

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