In the 2009 school year, Pennsylvania’s bottom five percent of failing public schools had an alarming amount of violent incidents totaling more than 5,400. Not only are these 100,000 students trapped in failing schools, but they are trapped in a dangerous, impossible learning environments.
Assault on Student
|Assault on Staff||1027|
|Involuntary Sexual Deviate Intercourse||1|
|Indecent and Aggravated Assault||121|
|Kidnapping/ Interference with Child Custody||4|
* Bottom five percent of schools provided by the Pa. Senate Education Committee
** Violence statistics provided by Pa. Department of Education