Drug Availability and Drug-Related Discipline Incidents at US Public Schools

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"• The percentage of students in grades 9–12 who reported that illegal drugs were made available to them on school property decreased from 32  percent in 1995 to 22 percent in 2015 (Indicator 9).
"• In 2015, lower percentages of Asian students (15 percent), White students (20 percent), and Black students (21 percent) than of Hispanic students (27 percent) reported that illegal drugs were made available to them on school property (Indicator 9).
"• During the 2014–15 school year, the rate of illicit drug-related discipline incidents was 389  per 100,000 students in the United States." data-share-imageurl="">

"• The percentage of students in grades 9–12 who reported that illegal drugs were made available to them on school property decreased from 32  percent in 1995 to 22 percent in 2015 (Indicator 9).

"• In 2015, lower percentages of Asian students (15 percent), White students (20 percent), and Black students (21 percent) than of Hispanic students (27 percent) reported that illegal drugs were made available to them on school property (Indicator 9).

"• During the 2014–15 school year, the rate of illicit drug-related discipline incidents was 389  per 100,000 students in the United States. The majority of jurisdictions had rates between 100 and 1,000 illicit drug-related discipline incidents per 100,000 students during the 2014–15 school year. Three states had rates of illicit drug-related discipline incidents per 100,000 students that were below 100: Wyoming, Texas, and Michigan, while Kentucky had the only rate that was above 1,000 (Indicator 9)."

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Musu-Gillette, L., Zhang, A., Wang, K., Zhang, J., Kemp, J., Diliberti, M., and Oudekerk, B.A. (2018). Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2017 (NCES 2018-036/NCJ 251413). National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, and Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. Washington, DC.
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"• The percentage of students in grades 9–12 who reported that illegal drugs were made available to them on school property decreased from 32  percent in 1995 to 22 percent in 2015 (Indicator 9).
"• In 2015, lower percentages of Asian students (15 percent), White students (20 percent), and Black students (21 percent) than of Hispanic students (27 percent) reported that illegal drugs were made available to them on school property (Indicator 9).
"• During the 2014–15 school year, the rate of illicit drug-related discipline incidents was 389  per 100,000 students in the United States." data-share-imageurl="">