ERIC Number: ED418176
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
The Safe Schools Resource Guide from the Safe Schools Coalition of Washington. Will You Be There for Every Child?
Safe Schools Coalition of Washington, Seattle.
The Safe Schools Coalition of Washington is a public-private partnership of 90 offices, agencies, and organizations, as well as many individuals. The Coalition's Anti-Violence Documentation Project is an ongoing statewide qualitative study examining the phenomenon of anti-gay sexual harassment and violence in kindergarten through grade 12. This resource guide makes some suggestions about what schools and citizens should be doing to prevent or reduce the harassment of gay or lesbian students and it lists agencies and organizations that can serve as resources, as well as some other resources to help maintain school safety for all students. Part 1 contains recommendations and strategies centering on the following areas: (1) policies; (2) hiring; (3) training; (4) books; (5) student groups; (6) curriculum; (7) respect; (8) respect (second recommendations); (9) intervention; (10) reporting; (11) discipline; (12) the needs of the targeted person; and (13) the needs of the school community. Part 2 lists national and international, state and regional, and local organizations that can support a school community in its efforts. Part 3 lists other resources, including publications of the Safe Schools Coalition and World Wide Web sties, along with publications and nonprint media from other sources. (SLD)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Homophobia, Homosexuality, Incidence, Partnerships in Education, Resources, Responses, School Safety, Sexual Harassment, Surveys, Violence
Northwest Coalition against Malicious Harassment, P.O. Box 16776, Seattle, WA 98116; e-mail: NCAMH@aol.com; World Wide Web: http://members.tripod.com/~claytoly/ssp home
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Safe Schools Coalition of Washington, Seattle.
Note: For the accompanying project report, see UD 032 235.