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Feeling Safe

By Michele Molnar — September 18, 2012 1 min read
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“Student’s Perceptions of Unsafe Schools”

But parents’ presence at the school volunteering, for instance, or attending meetings had little impact in those students’ perceptions of school safety, researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign found. The study, published in June in the Journal of Child and Family Studies, draws on a nationally representative sample of more than 1,200 students.

A version of this article appeared in the September 19, 2012 edition of Education Week as FEELING SAFE


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