"Gwinnett County Public Schools Student Discipline Investigation"

Number 21246
Subject School Violence
Source WSB-TV (Atlanta)
State GA
Year 2003
Publication Date April 28, 29
Summary This joint investigation with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution found that Georgia's largest school district had been undererporting student discipline incidents by more than 85 percent. A reporter's review of a database following the first year of mandatory reporting by public school districts prompted the investigation. The data from a number of school districts seemed low. Subsequent data analysis revealed the magnitude of the problem. Following the reports several state agencies opened their own investigations into the school district.
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Keywords CAR;computer-assisted reporting;schools;violence;school discipline;student discipline;database;education
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