Assault on Learning

Number 25159
Subject School Violence
Source Philadelphia Inquirer
State Pennsylvania
Year 2011
Publication Date 3/27-4/3/11
Summary "In 2009, the Philadelphia School District made national headlines when racial violence erupted at a neighborhood high school. Even though the public was familiar with the stories of violence in the public schools, the district's message was that the climate was dramatically improving. However, serious assaults were occurring with regularity and the rate of violent incidents were increasing among the neighborhood high schools."
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Keywords school violence
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