News & Views - Oct,
1999 Issue #62
1998 State of Our Nation's Youth
by Horatio Alger Association
Reported in Education Week, Sept. 9, 1998
an annual national survey
Nearly 60% do not always feel safe in their schools.
Over 40% say that other students behavior interferes with their performance.
65.5% have at least 1 teacher or administrator to talk about personal problems.
69.3% can confide in their mothers.
40.8% can confide in their fathers.
40.7% have a family member as role model.
Less than 1% have a politician as a role model.
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