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School Safety

Resources for parents on school safety.

Students Deserve a Safe Environment

All students and educators have a right to attend schools that are safe and conducive to learning and achievement, yet schools are experiencing increasingly frequent incidents that are having a devastating, long-term impact on students, parents, educators, and the community.

School Safety During an Emergency or Crisis: What Parents Need to Know

"School safety" is a broad term with various applications within every school. The information in this article can help parents learn about actions schools may be taking to make themselves safer and better prepared for an emergency or crisis.

Working to prevent school violence and make sure schools are very safe places

Students, staff, and parents all have an important role in promoting school safety. Adults can provide leadership by reassuring students that schools are generally very safe places for children and youth and reiterating what safety measures and student supports are already in place in their schools. 

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