Brief Educational Costs of Gun Violence
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Implications for Washington, DC
Arielle Jackson, Emily Tiry, Paige Thompson, Jesse Jannetta
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Research indicates that gun violence and violent crime can negatively affect educational outcomes including test scores, graduation rates, and academic engagement. In this brief, we summarize research on this topic, situate this evidence in the context of the geography of gun violence and educational outcomes in DC, and describe implications for DC communities.

Research Areas Crime, justice, and safety Greater DC
Tags Community and economic development Delinquency and crime Gun violence
Policy Centers Justice Policy Center
Cities Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
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