ERIC Number: ED439502
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999-Jun
Keeping Schools and Students Safe. EdFact Resource Guide.
EdSource, Inc., Palo Alto, CA.
This guide provides a partial list of the resources available to help educators, parents, and community leaders address questions about student safety. It presents resources that parents and families can turn to for help, including the Colorado University Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence, Talking Teen to Teen, the Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice, and Partnerships Against Violence Network. The document includes the names of publications about community support for teens, such as "The Youth Charter: How Communities Can Work Together to Raise Standards for All Our Children,""Lost Boys: Why Our Sons Turn Violent and How We Can Save Them,""The Prevention of Youth Violence: A Framework for Community Action,""What Works in Reducing Adolescent Violence: An Empirical Review of the Field," and "Warning Signs of Teen Violence." The publication lists information and program ideas that schools can use to effect student safety. These include the Education Commission of the States; The National Crime Prevention Council; California Department of Education; Safe School and Violence Prevention Office; "Keeping Schools and Communities Safe"; "National School Safety and Security Services"; "Early Warning, Timely Response: A Guide to Safe Schools"; "National Association of School Psychologists"; "Keep Schools Safe"; "Prevent Violence"; "Safe and Drug Free Schools Program"; and the National Criminal Justice Reference Service. (Contains 21 Web addresses of suggested resource agencies.) (RJM)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Government School Relationship, Safety Education, School Safety, School Security, Student Welfare
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Publication Type: Reference Materials - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: EdSource, Inc., Palo Alto, CA.