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Gun Free Schools Act Report, 1997-98

Metadata Updated: November 10, 2020

The Gun-Free Schools Act Report, 1997-98 (GFSA Report 1997-98), is a study that is part of the Gun-Free Schools Act Reports (GFSA Report) program; program data is available since 1997-98 at . GFSA Report 1997-98 ( is a universe survey that collects information on elementary- and secondary-student expulsions related to possession of a firearm at school. The study was conducted using paper instruments. Local education agencies (LEAs) and state education agencies (SEAs) were receiving federal funds under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), as amended, were required to provide information. Key statistics produced from GFSA Report 1997-98 were information on the number of students expelled (by type of firearm and school level); the number of expulsions that were modified on a case-by-case basis; the number of modified cases that were not for students with disabilities; and the number of expelled students who were referred to an alternative school or program.

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: Creative Commons CCZero

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Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 10, 2020
Data Update Frequency R/P1Y

Metadata Source

Harvested from Education JSON

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 10, 2020
Publisher Office of Safe and Healthy Students
Identifier OSHS_1997001
Data First Published 1999-08-01
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 1999-08-01
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency R/P1Y
Bureau Code 018:00
Metadata Context
Metadata Catalog ID
Schema Version
Catalog Describedby
Data Quality True
Harvest Object Id 021b7075-84f1-46cf-9edf-569d9794d422
Harvest Source Id 2a5c4dd8-eda9-4f03-abc3-fff8cfb80fc6
Harvest Source Title Education JSON
Homepage URL
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 cbee141a259a68421e08137141d3fcda858bca9e
Source Schema Version 1.1
Spatial United States
Temporal 1997/1998

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