ERIC Number: ED374193
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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Safe at School: Awareness and Action for Parents of Kids Grades K-12.
Saunders, Carol Silverman
Statistics show that more than 770,000 students were injured in schools in 1992 and more than 3 million crimes are committed in schools each year. This guide empowers parents with information to identify safety problems in schools and work toward their solution. After a general discussion of school safety and the role of parents, the book reviews problems related to (1) violence and crime in school; (2) discipline; (3) arrival, departure, and transportation; (4) supervision; (5) the building and the playground; (6) physical and mental health; (7) environmental issues, including asbestos and pesticides; (8) safety in art, science, and physical education; (9) disaster preparedness; and (10) legal issues. Thirteen resources are listed for further reading, and 37 resource organizations are listed. (SLD)
Descriptors: Crime Prevention, Discipline, Elementary Secondary Education, Emergency Programs, Legal Problems, Parent Participation, Physical Health, Playgrounds, School Safety, School Security, Supervision, Transportation, Violence
Free Spirit Publishing Inc., 400 First Avenue North, Suite 616, Minneapolis, MN 55401 ($14.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
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