Study by the Commonwealth Foundation finds that Students at Low Performing Schools are more Likely to be Victims of Violent Crime at School

According to CBS news in Philadelphia, a recent study by the Commonwealth Foundation asserts that students who attend low performing schools in Pennsylvania are five times more likely to be a victim of violent crime while at school.  This finding should not be a surprise to us as lower performing schools are also often schools that have serious problems with student discipline, bullying and criminal acts committed by students against students.

About Michael Dorn

Michael Dorn serves as the Executive Director of Safe Havens International, a non-profit school safety center. The author of 27 books on school safety, Michael’s campus safety work has taken him to 11 countries over the past 34 years.