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Rural Trust Special Report on School Violence

Violence in U.S. Schools, 1975-2013This report updates the March special edition of RPM and includes information on violent incidents, updated graphics, and policy recommendations.


Violence in U.S. Schools, 1975-2013: A Rural Trust Special Report

The March RPM special edition on school violence has been released as a downloadable Rural Trust special report and includes updated text and additional graphics. The report found surprising patterns in incidents of school violence, including important information for violence prevention. The report emphasizes rural perspectives throughout.


Local Revenue per Pupil, 2000-2009

Schools in towns and rural communities have, on average, much less local revenue per pupil than schools in cities and suburbs.


Enrollment in Dual Credit or AP/IB Courses, by Locale (2010-11)

Students in rural and small town schools are less likely to be enrolled in Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate courses than their peers in other locales, but they are more likely to be enrolled in Dual Credit college courses.
Date: April 12, 2013
Related Categories: Rural Policy Matters
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RPM Special Edition on School Violence:
InfoGraphic: School Violence Incidents, 1974-2013

This infographic can be printed as either 8.5" x 11" or as 11" x 17".


RPM Special Edition on School Violence:
In-Depth Exploration of Incidents

Read this section to get more detailed information about patterns in the incidents.


Percentage of Schools Reporting Violent Crime That Occurred at School By Locale

Schools in rural locations were more likely to report no violent crime than in school than schools in other locations.


RPM Special Edition on School Violence:
Chart of Mass Violence Incidents

View this chart for more specific information about the 80 incidents of Mass Violence identified in this report.


RPM Special Edition on School Violence: Not What You Think: Patterns in School Violence

This infographic presents major patterns in incidents of violence in schools since 1974. It can be printed on 8.5" x 11" paper.


RPM Special Edition on School Violence: InfoGraphic: What Makes Schools Safe Also Makes Them Successful

This infographic illustrates how school climate, connections, and relationships can reduce the likelihood of violence. It can be printed on 8.5" x 11" paper.


Teacher Certification by Locale

Teachers in rural schools are more likely than teachers in other locations to be certified in all classes they teach.
Date: November 27, 2012
Related Categories: Administrator, Media, Rural Policy Matters, Teacher
Related Tags: Graphs, School Location, Teacher Issues


2011 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP): Writing, Grades 8 and 12

The NAEP writing scores of students in schools in rural communities and small towns fall between those of students in cities and suburbs.
Date: October 29, 2012
Related Categories: Rural Policy Matters
Related Tags: Graphs, School Location


Local, State, and Federal Revenue per Pupil, by School District Locale: 2008-09

Rural and small town schools have lower funding levels than schools in other locales.
Date: September 26, 2012
Related Categories: Rural Policy Matters
Related Tags: Graphs, School Finance/Funding


AP and IB Credits Earned by Locale, 2009-10

This chart shows AP and IB credits earned by locale for 2009-10.
Date: August 28, 2012
Related Categories: Rural Policy Matters
Related Tags: Graphs, High School, School Location


Total Number of Charter Schools by Locale, 2009-10

This chart shows the distribution of charter schools among urban, suburban, town, and rural school districts.
Date: July 27, 2012
Related Categories: Rural Policy Matters
Related Tags: Graphs, School Location