Definitions: A school-based complaint is an offense that occurs on school grounds, school property (buses, etc.), at a school bus stop, or at an off-campus school-sanctioned event (field trips, athletic competitions, etc.) or whose victim is a school (i.e. false bomb report). "School" includes any public or private institution providing elementary (K-8), secondary (9-12), or post-secondary (community college, trade school, college, etc.) education, but excludes home schools, preschools, and day cares.
Data Source: North Carolina Department of Public Safety, Division of Juvenile Justice. Special data request, 2011.
Last updated July 2012.
Data Provided by: Action for Children North Carolina
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