dropouts http://wunc.org en Crime, Dropouts, Suspensions Down In NC Public Schools http://wunc.org/post/crime-dropouts-suspensions-down-nc-public-schools <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Crime, violence, dropout rates and out-of-school suspensions declined across North Carolina public schools last school year, according to a report released by state education officials.</span></p><p>The report shows 10,630 reported acts of school crime and violence last school year, a 4.8 percent decrease from the 11,161 acts in 2011-12. The most common reported acts involve illegal possession of drugs or alcohol, weapons or assault.</p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 23:10:48 +0000 Reema Khrais 33153 at http://wunc.org Crime, Dropouts, Suspensions Down In NC Public Schools