'Talk About It'
AnComm is a leading provider of anonymous messaging and communications solutions to school systems and universities. With AnComm’s Talk About It anonymous online messaging service, troubled students can begin a dialogue anonymously without fear of reprisal or embarrassment to seek help and resolution to their problems.
New Report: No Guns Left Behind
This new report discusses the dangers of guns in schools and the work
place, and the gun lobby's efforts to stop institutions of higher
learning and businesses from having any policy what-so-ever to restrict
guns from being brought onto campus or into the work place.
Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2005
A joint effort by the Bureau of Justice Statistics and National Center for Education Statistics, this annual report examines crime occurring in school as well as on the way to and from school. It provides the most current detailed statistical information to inform the Nation on the nature of crime in schools.This report presents data on crime at school from the perspectives of students, teachers, principals, and the general population from an array of sources--the National Crime Victimization Survey, the School Crime Supplement to the National Crime Victimization Survey, the Youth Risk Behavior Survey, the School Survey on Crime and Safety and the School and Staffing Survey. Data on crime away from school are also presented to place school crime in the context of crime in the larger society.
DEA warns of soft drink-cough syrup mix
Agent says illicit use of medicine is increasing
What Adults can do.
Bullying can be difficult to deal with, and if a love one is involved, it can be especially tough. What can you do to help?
National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement
The National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement was established in December 2005 with funding from the September 11th Children's Fund and the National Philanthropic Trust. The Center is located at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.
Goals of the Center
The Center was created to:
Promote an appreciation of the role schools can serve to support students, staff and families at times of crisis and loss
Enhance the training of individuals in school-related professional education programs in the areas of crisis and loss
Link efforts to provide trauma-related and bereavement support services within school settings
Collaborate with professional organizations, governmental and non-governmental agencies and community groups to further help students, staff and families at times of crisis and loss
Serve as a resource for information, training materials, consultation and technical assistance for school systems, professional training programs, professional organizations, governmental and non-governmental agencies, communities, children's groups and projects in the areas of crisis and loss
National Study on School Disaster Preparedness Shows Many Schools Unprepared
A national study conducted by the University of Arkansas for Medical
Sciences (UAMS) and Arkansas Children’s Hospital Research Institute (ACHRI) has shown that many public school districts have important deficiencies in their emergency and disaster plans.
School District (K-12) Pandemic Influenza Planning Checklist
One stop access to U.S. Government avian and pandemic flu information. Managed by the Department of Health and Human Services.
Highlights of the 2002-2003 National Youth Gang Surveys
Since 1995, the National Youth Gang Center (NYGC) has conducted
the National Youth Gang Survey (NYGS), an annual
survey of law enforcement agencies across the United States
regarding the presence and characteristics of local gang problems.
This Fact Sheet summarizes NYGS findings from the 2002 and
Bullying & Victimization: Prevention & Intervention
This brochure and website represents an attempt to reach out to parents it invite all of you to be partners in our fight against injustice and suffering that can pervade the lives of our children if we allow bullying and victimization to go unchecked.
National Education Association - Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Caucus
The NEA-GLBTC, in order to eliminate institutional discrimination and homophobia monitors and participates in the development of NEA policies and activities, provides resources and fosters better communication among educators, students, and communities.
Crime in the United States 2004
The Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program is a nationwide, cooperative statistical effort of more than 17,000 city, university and college, county, state, tribal, and federal law enforcement agencies voluntarily reporting data on crimes brought to their attention. During 2004, law enforcement agencies active in the UCR Program represented 94.2 percent of the total population.
NCES: Student report of Bullying
NCES: Student report of Bullying. Results from the 2001 School Crime Supplement to the National Crime Victimization Survey
Take A Stand. Lend A Hand. Stop Bullying Now! Campaign
No matter how you have been touched or impacted by bullying, you can make a valuable contribution to changing environments that are conducive to bullying and promoting healthier behaviors for young people. The following are some great examples of ways different groups of people can make such a contribution.
If you represent a community-based group or coalition interested in helping to publicize and draw attention to our campaign in your area, but need a little help getting started, please see the Stop Bullying Now! Communications Kit. The Communications Kit contains brochures and posters that can be mass-produced and distributed in your area, as well as public service announcements that local print, radio, and television media can use.
Bath School Disaster
A dynamite blast rocked the Bath Consolidated School in Bath Township, about 7 miles northeast of Lansing, Michigan on May 18, 1927. The bombings killed 45 people and injured 58, making it the worst school violence in U.S. history
Indicators of School Crime and Safety, 2004
Presents data on crime at school from the perspectives of students, teachers, principals, and the general population. A joint effort by the Bureau of Justice Statistics and National Center for Education Statistics, this annual report examines crime occurring in school as well as on the way to and from school. It provides the most current detailed statistical information to inform the Nation on the nature of crime in schools.
Toward Safe and Orderly Schools: The National Study of Delinquency Prevention in Schools
What are schools doing to prevent delinquency and promote school safety? This NIJ Research in Brief (NCJ 205005) presents findings from a national survey of elementary, middle, and secondary schools. Problem behavior is widespread and most common in urban areas and middle schools. Schools have adopted a large and diverse array of activities, curricular programs, and security measures, but many of these are unproven or poorly implemented. Key characteristics of successful programs and how schools can improve program quality and implementation are identified.
Model SRO MOU - COPS Funded
Memorandum of Understanding for SRO between law enforcement agency and school district for funded COPS SRO.
Model SRO MOU - Not COPS Funded
Memorandum of Understanding for SRO between law enforcement agency and school district for none COPS funded SRO.
School Preparation to the Terrorist Threat
School Preparation to the Terrorist Threat
A Biosecurity Checklist for School Foodservice Programs
This booklet presents a wide array of guidelines and suggestions on how to: 1) form a school foodservice biosecurity management team, 2) use the checklist to prioritize measures to strengthen biosecurity inside and outside the primary foodservice area, and 3) create a school foodservice biosecurity management plan. Since each school community is unique, you and other school officials will decide which recommendations are possible and make sense for your school.
Campus Public Safety: Weapons of Mass Destruction and Terrorism Protective Measures
The Office for Domestic Preparedness, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, has published a series of suggestions to guide and inform public safety planning efforts to prevent, deter or effectively respond to a weapons of mass destruction terrorist attack on college campuses.
Emergency Planning Website
This website is designed to be a one-stop shop that provides school leaders with information they need to plan for any emergency, including natural disasters, violent incidents and terrorist acts. The site will be regularly updated.
La Preparacion Tiene Sentido. Preparese Ahora.
This website discusses the importance of agencies, including schools, be prepared for a crisis event. It also provides useful tips in the planning process. En espanol.
This website, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, assists schools and other agencies better plan and prepare their organizatons for the possibility of a crisis event. En espanol.