The Effect of High School Shootings on Schools and Student Performance

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Louis-Philippe Beland; Dongwoo Kim; (2015)
  • Subject: Shootings, Student performance, Education
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We analyze how fatal shootings in high schools affect schools and students using data from shooting databases, school report cards, and the Common Core of Data. We examine schools’ test scores, enrollment, and number of teachers, as well as graduation, attendance, and... View more
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