Students are feeling safer at school but still feel threatened by weapons, a new government report says.

The annual Indicators of School Crime and Safety, released Nov. 7, showed that most types of school crime dropped slightly between 1995 and 1999, with the proportion of students saying they were victims of crimes dropping to one in 12.

But the report, issued by the Education and Justice departments, showed that the percentage of students who say they were threatened with a weapon at school stayed about the same.


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