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The Resource School Culture, Climate, and Violence : Safety in Middle Schools of the Philadelphia Public School System, 1990-1994, Wayne N. Welsh, Patricia H. Jenkins, Jack R. Greene, (electronic resource)

School Culture, Climate, and Violence : Safety in Middle Schools of the Philadelphia Public School System, 1990-1994, Wayne N. Welsh, Patricia H. Jenkins, Jack R. Greene, (electronic resource)

Label
School Culture, Climate, and Violence : Safety in Middle Schools of the Philadelphia Public School System, 1990-1994
Title
School Culture, Climate, and Violence
Title remainder
Safety in Middle Schools of the Philadelphia Public School System, 1990-1994
Statement of responsibility
Wayne N. Welsh, Patricia H. Jenkins, Jack R. Greene
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This study was designed to explore school culture and climate and their effects on school disorder, violence, and academic performance on two levels. At the macro level of analysis, this research examined the influences of sociocultural, crime, and school characteristics on aggregate-level school violence and academic performance measures. Here the focus was on understanding community, family, and crime compositional effects on disruption and violence in Philadelphia schools. This level included Census data and crime rates for the Census tracts where the schools were located (local data), as well as for the community of residence of the students (imported data) for all 255 schools within the Philadelphia School District. The second level of analysis, the intermediate level, included all of the variables measured at the macro level, and added school organizational structure and school climate, measured with survey data, as mediating variables. Part 1, Macro-Level Data, contains arrest and offense data and Census characteristics, such as race, poverty level, and household income, for the Census tracts where each of the 255 Philadelphia schools is located and for the Census tracts where the students who attend those schools reside. In addition, this file contains school characteristics, such as number and race of students and teachers, student attendance, average exam scores, and number of suspensions for various reasons. For Part 2, Principal Interview Data, principals from all 42 middle schools in Philadelphia were interviewed on the number of buildings and classrooms in their school, square footage and special features of the school, and security measures. For Part 3, teachers were administered the Effective School Battery survey and asked about their job satisfaction, training opportunities, relationships with principals and parents, participation in school activitie... Cf.: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02026
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Additional physical form
Also available as downloadable files.
Cataloging source
ICPSR
Characteristic
combination
Funding information
United States Department of Justice. NationalInstitute of Justice.
Geographic coverage
Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, United States.
Government publication
unknown if item is government publication
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Welsh, Wayne N.
  • Jenkins, Patricia H
  • Greene, Jack R
  • Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
Series statement
ICPSR
Series volume
2026
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Academic achievement
  • Communities
  • Crime in schools
  • Crime rates
  • Cultural influences
  • Families
  • Fear of crime
  • Middle schools
  • School pricipals
  • School violence
  • Schools
  • Security
Target audience
specialized
Label
School Culture, Climate, and Violence : Safety in Middle Schools of the Philadelphia Public School System, 1990-1994, Wayne N. Welsh, Patricia H. Jenkins, Jack R. Greene, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2006-09-15
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: Macro-Level Data; Part 2: Principal Interview Data; Part 3: Effective School Battery Teacher Survey; Part 4: Effective School Battery Student Survey; Part 5: Student Victimization Data
Control code
MIU01000000000000005046502
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
ICPSR Version, 2006-03-30.
File format
multiple file formats
Level of compression
unknown
Note
MU: Records downloaded from ICPSR site on Dec. 8, 2009.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR02026
  • (OCoLC)ocm61146255
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR02026
  • (OCoLC)ocm61146255
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
5 data files + machine-readable documentation (PDF) + SAS setup file(s) + SPSS setup file(s) + Stata setup file(s) + SAS transport + SPSS portable + Stata system.
Label
School Culture, Climate, and Violence : Safety in Middle Schools of the Philadelphia Public School System, 1990-1994, Wayne N. Welsh, Patricia H. Jenkins, Jack R. Greene, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2006-09-15
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: Macro-Level Data; Part 2: Principal Interview Data; Part 3: Effective School Battery Teacher Survey; Part 4: Effective School Battery Student Survey; Part 5: Student Victimization Data
Control code
MIU01000000000000005046502
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
ICPSR Version, 2006-03-30.
File format
multiple file formats
Level of compression
unknown
Note
MU: Records downloaded from ICPSR site on Dec. 8, 2009.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR02026
  • (OCoLC)ocm61146255
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR02026
  • (OCoLC)ocm61146255
System details
Mode of access: Internet
Type of computer file
5 data files + machine-readable documentation (PDF) + SAS setup file(s) + SPSS setup file(s) + Stata setup file(s) + SAS transport + SPSS portable + Stata system.

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