Education: The Price of Violence

Campus disorder is expensive. Stanford University, for one, has begun totting up the dollar costs of its violent spring. Out-of-pocket expenses have come to $240,000, including $100,000 for broken windows and other property damage. Overtime work by repair crews, campus police, administrators and others brings the six-week total to $580,000. At some campuses, even bigger figures come even faster: last week fire bombs at California's Fresno State College destroyed a computer center valued at close to $1,000,000.

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