Interested in incidents of crime, disciplinary problems, school policies, prevention programs, gangs, weapons, and bullying at school? If so, you won't want to miss this first-ever advanced study seminar on the use of NCES school crime and safety databases for research and policy studies. Scheduled for March 22–23 in Washington, DC, the seminar will focus on the 2007–08 School Survey on Crime and Safety (SSOCS) and the 2007 School Crime Supplement (SCS) to the National Crime Victimization Survey databases. The SSOCS and SCS design lets you look at various issues from the perspective of school principals and school students, respectively.
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Don't forget to check the Regional Educational Laboratories (REL) events calendar and make arrangements now to participate in their interactive forums. These forums provide an opportunity for you to learn about and discuss the scientific evidence that supports current issues and topics related to education.