September 28, 2006

Preventing Violence in Schools

The deadly hostage taking at a Colorado high school Tuesday is raising new questions about school safety. But there are steps parents, teachers and students can take to promote safe schools. The following links offer tips for encouraging safety in your community.

Safety tips from the National Crime Prevention Council: LINK

Among the organizations students can join to promote tolerance in their schools is the National Association of Students Against Violence: LINK

The non-profit organization What's Up With Guns offers guidance for teachers to promote school safety: LINK

Suggestions for dealing with the psychological impact of school violence: LINK

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