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What Are Predictors of School Violence? What Are Its Consequences?

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Date Published
February 2022
2 pages

The research described in this article is based on the report The Causes and Consequences of School Violence: A Review


An NIJ-funded study by researchers addresses what we know about the causes of school violence and the consequences of school violence for those who commit or are victimized by it, and for those who are both victimized by and commit violence. With coverage of past and contemporary literature spanning multiple disciplines, the study offers one of the most comprehensive reviews of school violence research to date. Reviewing twenty years of empirical studies, researchers identified the most significant likely causes and consequences of school violence perpetration and victimization. 

Date Published: February 1, 2022