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ERIC Number: ED473627
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 26
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
The Safety Zone, 2000.
Fiscus, James W., Ed.; Pollack, Ira, Ed.
Safety Zone, v2 n1-3 Spr-Fall 2000
This publication is concerned with how to keep schools safe. The spring 2000 issue "Zero Tolerance: Effective Policy or Display of Administrative Machismo?" (James W. Fiscus) discusses how difficult it is to determine just what zero tolerance means and reminds readers that schools were required to pass zero tolerance rules to remain eligible for funds under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). Other articles in the newsletter are "Check Your Free Resources First" (Michael S. Dorn; Karen Franklin; Sonayia Shepherd) and a guest column, "Student Voices: We Must Be Partners" (Jennifer McKay). The summer 2000 issue "Fighting Hate Speech" (James W. Fiscus) discusses hate crime statistics and current trends in hate groups. Other articles include a guest column, "Youth Summits Give Students a Voice" (Nisan Chavkin) and a student column, "Student Voices: Helpful Insults" (Zack Moore). The fall 2000 issue "New Reports Help Schools Assess Threats" (Ira Pollack) discusses two reports, one by the FBI and one a collaboration by the Secret Service and the U.S. Department of Education, which offer help for schools in assessing threats. Other articles include a guest column, "When Death Affects Your School" (Scott Poland) and "Positive Discipline Changes School Climate." Each issue also contains a list of nonprofit and governmental school safety resources, a news and announcements section, and a calendar of events. (BT)
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (ED), Washington, DC. Safe and Drug Free Schools Program.; Department of Justice, Washington, DC. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
Authoring Institution: Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR. National Resource Center for Safe Schools.
Note: For year 2000 only 3 issues were published, spring (1), summer (2), and fall (3). For Volume 3, see SO 033 678. Text on colored backgrounds may not reproduce clearly.