Take a look at the numbers behind violence in U.S. schools following today's stabbing at a Houston-area community college.
85 -- Percent of public schools reporting one or more incidents of violence, theft or other crimes on school property during the 2009-10 school year.
25 -- Number of homicides among children ages 5 to 18 at school during the 2009-10 school year, the most recent numbers available.
5 -- Number of suicides on school property among students age 5 to 18 in the 2009-10 school year.
12 -- Percent of high school students who reported being in a physical fight on school property at least once during the last year in 2011.
16.4 -- Percent of public schools reporting gang activity during the 2009-10 school year.
7.4 -- Percent of high school students reported being threatened or injured with a weapon at school at least once in the last year as of 2011.
5.4 -- Percent of high school students who reported carrying a weapon (gun, knife or club) on school property on one or more days in 2011.
20 -- Percent of high school students who reported being bullied on school property in 2011.
16 -- Percent of high school students who reported being bullied electronically during the last year in 2011.
5.9 -- Percent of high school students who reported they did not go to school on one or more days in 2011 because they felt unsafe in school or on their way to or from school.
8.1 -- Percent of public school teachers who reported a student threatened to injure them during the 2007-08 school year.
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A woman was killed following a vehicle accident on Highway 1 just south of Jalama Road that occurred at approximately 1:23 a.m. Friday.
A marching band from Ireland will be in the July 4th parade in Santa Barbara this weekend.
Get ready for an unforgettable event as the City of Santa Barbara and its partners celebrate the Fourth of July All-American Patriotic Celebration at West Beach this coming Saturday.
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Grover Beach Police recovered a vintage 1967 Cardinal Low-Boy Trailer this week.
Authorities are on the lookout for two suspects connected to an early morning robbery in Grover Beach.
If you enjoy lunch or dinner today at Joe's Crab Shack in Ventura, a portion of your check will help grant wishes of sick kids in our community!
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U.S. National Archives
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