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Violence against Teachers in the 50 Largest U.S. School Districts: Predictors, Consequences, and School Responses

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2020, $579,041)

This is a follow-up study of two previously funded NIJ school safety projects in San Antonio, TX. The present study is expanding on that previous work. The proposed research will collect two waves of data from a sample of approximately 5,000 middle and high school teachers in the 50 largest school districts located in 19 different U.S. states. A multistage stratified sampling design will be employed. Ten to 15 teachers in each school will be randomly selected, based on the number of teachers in each school. Overall, they anticipate selecting 5,000 middle and high school teachers from 400 schools.
Selected participants will be asked to complete a web- based survey. The study will collect data on: teachers’ socio-demographic characteristics; teacher classroom management style; school institutional factors; teacher victimization; characteristics of victimization incidents; school response to teacher victimization; negative consequences of victimization; and supervisors’ and co-workers’ support. Note: This project contains a research and/or development component, as defined in applicable law, and complies with Part 200 Uniform Requirements - 2 CFR 200.210(a)(14). CA/NCF

Date Created: September 16, 2020