Bullying is a common experience for many children and adolescents. Surveys indicate that as many as half of all children are bullied at some time during their school years, and at least 10% are bullied on a regular basis.
Features a “floor plan” with rooms representing links to information. Go to the library for a comprehensive list of resources about the prevention of school violence, or try the auditorium where you can watch videos, view plays, or listen to speakers. The Parenting Resources section is a great stop for parents.
A “School Violence Prevention, Safety and Security Resource.” The Parents’ page “covers how to improve the general safety of schools, dealing with natural disasters, and gang violence.” Also includes useful information for schools and students and features a Safety and Security Directory with “hundreds of links to sites dealing with school violence and safety, plus a buyers’ guide for security products.”
This 43 page booklet, published by the U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION OFFICE OF ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION, includes sections titled: What is Student-Led Crime Prevention, The Six Rs of Effective Youth Crime Prevention Programming, Challenges to Implementing Student-led Crime Prevention, Model Approaches to Student-led Crime Prevention, and more.
Understand the ways school safety starts at home.
Ways to help your school decrease student violence.