School Crime and Discipline

Number 22580
Subject Education
Source Observer (Charlotte, N.C.)
State NC
Year 2005
Publication Date 06/05/2005; 06/13/2005
Summary The reporters investigated the level of violence in Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools and the inaccurate picture--much more positive than reality-- painted by school officials. The district suspended one in six students, more than twice the national average. Black students were four times more likely to be suspended.
Category Computer-Assisted Reporting
Pages 53
Keywords violence;students;schools;young offenders;FOIA;State crime report;public safety; racism
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