popular topics in school safety

  • Teens
    Teen Health and Safety
    A Safety Quiz for Your Middle-Schooler
    Take a safety quiz -- based on real-life situations -- and find out just how much you know. ...
  • Kids
    School Safety
    What's Your Child Safety IQ?
    Take this quiz based on Gavin de Becker's best-selling book, Protecting the Gift. ...
  • Kids
    Environmental Hazards in School
    Environmental Hazards in School Buildings
    Environmental Hazards in School Buildings Safety Savvy Students should know how to evacuate a bus in case of an emergency. Ask if your school's bus drivers conduct drills so kids won't be confused if they ever have to make an escape. If you sen...
  • School Forms Printables
    Bus Change Form
    Fill out this printable school form on the days when your child is going to take a different bus. ...
  • Kids
    Violence in School
    What to Do About School Violence
    What to Do About School Violence Highly publicized incidents of school violence have heightened awareness of the need to deal with this complex problem. Such cases actually are quite rare, but schools commonly deal with smaller acts of “violen...
  • Kids
    Environmental Hazards in School
    Environmental Hazards in School Buildings
    Environmental Hazards in School Buildings Safety Savvy Students should know how to evacuate a bus in case of an emergency. Ask if your school's bus drivers conduct drills so kids won't be confused if they ever have to make an escape. If you sen...
  • Kids
    School Bus Safety
    Seat Belts on School Buses
    Seat Belts on School Buses"Buckle up for safety!" When it comes to car accidents, there's no doubt about it -- seat belts save lives. But what about seat belts on school buses? New York and New Jersey are the only two states that require seat bel...
    Ann Svensen
  • AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Could Be Healthy
    AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Can Be Healthy
    When it comes to screen time and kids, it isn't all bad news. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers guidelines on how to make screen time healthy and educational.
    Curious World
  • Kids
    School Bus Safety
    School Bus Safety
    School Bus Safety Watch Out! If your caregiver drops off your child at school, make sure she has a copy of the school traffic rules and abides by them. Most children injured by school buses aren't riding inside them during a crash. They're outsi...
  • Kids
    School Bus Safety
    Getting to School Safely
    Getting to School Safely From fall to spring, millions of children are on the streets every day making their way to and from school. They walk, bike, ride the school bus, or are driven by parents. When hundreds converge on one building—or s...
  • Kids
    Dealing With Bullies
    Peer-Mediation Group
    A good peer-mediation program is the most valuable tool a school has in combating violence and bullying in any school. ...
  • Kids
    School Safety
    Promoting School Safety
    Promoting School SafetyBrought to you by the American Association of School Administrators. The primary cause of anxiety for many parents today is protecting their children from acts of violence at school. In general, parents and school officia...
    Ronald Stephens
  • Kids
    Violence in School
    Getting the Principal to Respond
    Sending a letter to both the Principal and the Superintendent of your school may have the desired effect. ...
  • Kids
    School Bus Safety
    Are School Bus Diesel Fumes Fueling Kids' Cancer Risk?
    Are School Bus Diesel Fumes Fueling Kids' Cancer Risk? Study Questions Air Quality Inside Buses Those bright yellow school buses that transport millions of kids to school each day may be among the safest vehicles on the road, but a recent report ...
    Katy Abel
  • Kids
    School Safety
    When Student Writings Set Off School Alarms
    When Student Writings Set Off School AlarmsHorror Story Lands Canadian Teen in Jail The unidentified 16-year-old boy had no history of violent behavior. Even so, the horror story he wrote about blowing up a school was enough to land him behind ba...
    Katy Abel
  • School and Learning
    School Uniforms
    Do Mandatory Uniforms Reduce School Violence?
    School uniforms can reduce violence, and help in other ways, as well. ...
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    Fact Monster - a safe online educational space for kids

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  • Kids
    School Bus Safety
    School Bus Safety Rules
    School Bus Safety RulesBrought to you by National PTA® School bus safety starts with you, every morning and every afternoon. Take a few minutes to make sure your kids understand the rules of the road. Most school bus fatalities occur when chi...