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Statistics: Violence in schools

The Associated Press

Statewide crime rates in incidents per 1,000 students for school districts with more than 999 students:

Category 97-98 Rate 98-99 Rate PctChg

All Drug/AlcoholOffenses3.55 3.94 11

Possession Drugs 1.53 1.52 -1

Use Alcohol/Drugs 1.36 1.45 7

Possession Paraphern. 0.25 0.43 73

Possession Alcohol 0.18 0.24 33

Sale/Furnishing Alc/Drugs0.13 0.21 62

Possession forSale 0.10 0.09 -13

All CrimesAg.Persons 3.74 4.02 7

Battery 3.00 3.28 9

Assault/Deadly Weapon 0.37 0.35 -7

Robbery/Extortion 0.21 0.21 0

Sex Offenses 0.16 0.19 17

Weapon Possession 1.23 1.29 5

Property Crimes 4.47 4.12 -8

Bomb Threat 0.04 0.10 135

Dollar LossperStudent 2.93 4.34 48

Source: California Safe Schools Assessment, 1998-99. Report is on the Internet at http://www.cde.ca.gov