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School Violence Prevention Check List

School Violence Prevention Check List

Many of us are wondering what we can do as parents, educators, and students to ensure school safety. The first step is to know what questions to ask about safety at your school. Here is a school violence prevention checklist from the Department of Education.

What To Look For -- Key Characteristics of Responsive & Safe Schools

    Does my school have characteristics that:

    ___ Are responsive to all children?

What To Look For -- Early Warning Signs of Violence

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What to Do About School Violence

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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 “violence” all the time: students harming other students, whether it's the kindergarten bully or the junior high sexual harasser.

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by: Lindsay Hutton

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Dating Violence and Your Teen: Know the Facts

Dating Violence and Your Teen: Know the Facts

Prevalence and warning signs

Dating Violence and Your Teen: Know the Facts

In February 2009, teen pop star Chris Brown allegedly beat and verbally threatened his celebrity girlfriend Rihanna inside his car before leaving her and driving off. Rihanna is 21 years old; Brown is 19.

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by: Alvin Poussaint, M.D.

How to Help Your Child Deal With Fears About School Violence

Helping Your Child Deal With Fears About School Violence

In the last week, the Parkland shooting has dominated traditional and social media coverage. You're probably wondering how it's affecting your children, and what you can do to help them process it all. Dr. Alvin Poussaint, psychiatrist, professor and Harvard faculty member, answered these questions for us after Columbine, and they still ring true today.

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Updated: January 23, 2020

Promoting School Safety

Promoting School Safety

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The primary cause of anxiety for many parents today is protecting their children from acts of violence at school. In general, parents and school officials are concerned about preventing children from becoming either aggressors or victims.

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Updated: April 21, 2022

Cell Phones at School: Should They Be Allowed?

Pros and cons of allowing cell phones in school

Should students be allowed to have their cell phones in middle school and high school? A 2010 Pew Research Center study found that 65 percent of cell-owning teens bring their phones to school despite any bans that may be in place. Most high schools now allow students to have cell phones but require them to be turned off during class because they can be disruptive and distracting.

Updated: November 11, 2020

How to Deal With Your Teen's YouTube Addiction

is your teen addicted to youtube

If your teen is spending time on her phone, there’s a very good chance that she’s watching YouTube. As a source of entertainment and information, YouTube offers enticing reasons to visit and stay visiting for endless amounts of time. If you have a child with a phone or access to the internet, here is what you need to know about YouTube.

More: 5 Warning Signs of Screen Addiction

Updated: June 21, 2021

A Complete Guide to Potentially Dangerous Apps for Kids

young girl using potentially dangerous apps on ipad

Pop quiz: What is Voxer? If you're scratching your head, it's time to read up on the trendy new social media apps kids are using. Friending your child on Facebook is now just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to online safety. Click through to see some of the sites and new apps tweens and teens are flocking to these days, and get useful tips for protecting your child from cyberbullying and other online safety hazards.