EDFacts Safe and Drug-Free Schools, 2011-12

Metadata Updated: June 3, 2017

EDFacts Safe and Drug-Free Schools, 2011-12 (EDFacts SDFS:2011-12), is one of 17 'topics' identified in the EDFacts documentation (in this database, each 'topic' is entered as a separate study); program data is available since 2005 at . EDFacts SDFS:2011-12 (ed.gov/about/inits/ed/edfacts) annually collects cross-sectional data from states about safety and violence in elementary and secondary educations to support oversight and reporting of the Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act (Title IV, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act [ESEA]) and the Gun-Free Schools Act (GFSA) at the school, LEA, and SEA levels. EDFacts SDFS:2011-12 data were collected using the EDFacts Submission System (ESS), a centralized portal, and their submission by states is mandatory and required for benefits. Not submitting the required reports by a state constitutes a failure to comply with law and may have consequences for federal funding to the state. Key statistics produced from EDFacts SDFS:2011-12 are from 7 data groups with information on Discipline Incidents, Students Disciplined, Firearm Incidents, GFSA Reporting Status, Persistently Dangerous Status, Students Involved with Firearms, and Truants. For the purposes of this system, data groups are referred to as 'variables', as a result of the structure and format of EDFacts' data.

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Metadata Created Date April 11, 2014
Metadata Updated Date June 3, 2017
Data Update Frequency R/P1Y

Metadata Source

Harvested from Education JSON

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date April 11, 2014
Metadata Updated Date June 3, 2017
Publisher Office of Safe and Healthy Students
Unique Identifier OPEPD_2012012
Kelly Worthington
Maintainer Email
Public Access Level restricted public
Data Update Frequency R/P1Y
Bureau Code 018:10
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Metadata Catalog ID https://www2.ed.gov/data.json
Schema Version https://project-open-data.cio.gov/v1.1/schema
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Data Quality True
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Harvest Source Title Education JSON
Homepage URL https://www2.ed.gov/about/inits/ed/edfacts/index.html
Language en-US
License https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
Data Last Modified 2016-09-27
Program Code 018:000
Publisher Hierarchy U.S. Government > U.S. Department of Education > Office of Elementary and Secondary Education > Office of Safe and Healthy Students
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 327c71b71b36f3fa55f50f0df69e7de771efc21c
Source Schema Version 1.1
Spatial United States
Temporal 2012/2013

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