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BJS and NCES Release Incidence of Victimization at School and Away from School

      WASHINGTON BJS today released Incidence of Victimization at School and Away From School, an indicator that is now included in the 2022 Condition of Education.  The Condition of Education is a report produced by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Institute of Education Sciences, in the Department of Education.

      The Condition of Education contains key indicators on the condition of education in the United States from prekindergarten through postsecondary, as well as labor force outcomes and international comparisons, and is published through the Condition of Education Indicator System website.  Eight indicators use data collected by BJS through the National Crime Victimization Survey and School Crime Supplement, including Incidence of Victimization at School and Away From School, which was updated this year with data through 2020.  Following this release, the BJS and NCES regular joint publication titled Report on Indicators of School Crime and Safety:  2021 will be published in July 2022.

      Incidence of Victimization at School and Away From School is posted on the BJS.gov website and links to the full Condition of Education report on the NCES website.

      TITLE:  Incidence of Victimization at School and Away From School (NCJ 304624)
                    in the Condition of Education

      AUTHORS:  Véronique Irwin, National Center for Education Statistics
                            Ke Wang, American Institutes for Research
                            Jiashan Cui, American Institutes for Research
                            Alexandra Thompson, Bureau of Justice Statistics

      WHERE:  bjs.ojp.gov

      The Bureau of Justice Statistics of the U.S. Department of Justice is the principal federal agency responsible for collecting, analyzing and disseminating reliable statistics on crime and criminal justice in the United States.  Doris J. James is the acting director.

      The Office of Justice Programs provides federal leadership, grants, training, technical assistance and other resources to improve the nation’s capacity to prevent and reduce crime, advance racial equity in the administration of justice, assist victims and enhance the rule of law.  More information about OJP and its components can be found at www.ojp.gov.


OFFICE:  bjs.ojp.gov
CONTACT:  Tannyr Watkins at 202-532-3923 or Tannyr.M.Watkins@ojp.usdoj.gov

Date Published: May 31, 2022