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Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT) / Randomized Field Experiment

Refers to an experimental research design in which participants are randomly assigned to a treatment or a control group. Most social scientists consider random assignment to lead to the highest level of confidence that observed effects are the result of the program and not other variables.

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CrimeSolutions.gov reviews programs and practices that address issues of school safety and violence, school discipline, school climate and attachment, truancy, and dropout rates. These programs and practices include those that take place during the school day, afterschool programs and at alternative schools.

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OJP Publications

Understanding School Safety and the Use of School Resource Officers in Understudied Settings, NIJ-Sponsored, 2020
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Responding to Sexual Assault on Campus: A National Assessment and Systematic Classification of the Scope and Challenges for Investigation and Adjudication, NIJ-Sponsored, 2020
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The Consequences of School Violence: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, NIJ-Sponsored, 2020
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No Bully System in Oakland (CA) Elementary Schools Shows Limited Benefits, NIJ, May 2020
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Applying the Latest Research to Prevent Bullying: Empowering Schools to Change Behavior and Attitudes, NIJ, January 2020
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