SROs Promote School Safety

by Traci Raley School Resource Officers (SROs) are law enforcement officers employed by local police departments and schools to promote safety and security within the school. They can arrest, if needed, but only as a last resort. More importantly, their goal is to promote positive behavior and prevent violence before it starts. They can also… Continue reading SROs Promote School Safety

NoSchoolViolence.org Awarded for Innovative Prevention Program

  From a press release on March 14th, 2017 from NoSchoolViolence.org Elastic has announced honorees of its inaugural Elastic Cause Awards at the Elastic{ON}17opening keynote address in San Francisco. Besides honoring eHealth Africa  and IST Research, Elastic awarded NoSchoolViolence.org for its project focused on reducing school violence. The Seattle non-profit has created The Lantern®, a query tool that helps parents,… Continue reading NoSchoolViolence.org Awarded for Innovative Prevention Program

Humane Education as a Means of Violence Prevention

by Traci Raley Humane education is the use of animals to teach kindness, compassion and empathy to humans, primarily school-aged children. Using rescue dogs to teach humane education is a method that is becoming more common as means of violence prevention in schools. One group currently employing this method is Humane Species . A nonprofit organization founded… Continue reading Humane Education as a Means of Violence Prevention

Anonymous Alerts Teams Up With PNW BOCES to Stop Bullying in NY Public Schools

by Dylan Buckley According to an article on New York’s Southeast Patch, the company Anonymous Alerts has developed an app that allows students to report bullying and other negative activity in schools anonymously. They have formed a partnership with the Putnam North Winchester Board of Cooperative Education Services to distribute the anti-bullying app throughout the… Continue reading Anonymous Alerts Teams Up With PNW BOCES to Stop Bullying in NY Public Schools

Jamel Hudson Meets With Glen Cove High School

Jamel Hudson, a professional “edutainer” who seeks to educate students across the country through entertainment, recently visited Glen Cove High School in New York. According to an article on the Glen Cove Patch, he talked to the students about the different types of bullying while also dancing and singing to the crowd of students. He… Continue reading Jamel Hudson Meets With Glen Cove High School

NSV Highlight on: Beyond Bullies

Beyond Bullies is a great organization that helps create awareness about bullying and its impact. They provide an online, confidential chat service with E-Teen Leaders. These leaders are trained teens who take a stand against bullying, talking with other teens who have been bullied. The leadership role doesn’t end there. Teens are trained to become active… Continue reading NSV Highlight on: Beyond Bullies

NSV Highlight on: Fight Crime: Invest in Kids

by Sean Hedden The Council for a Strong America has developed a program that gets law enforcement officials to advocate evidence-based solutions that keep youth away from crime. Fight Crime: Invest in Kids “takes a hard-nosed look at the strategies proven to reduce crime. Armed with research, our more than 5,000 members make the case… Continue reading NSV Highlight on: Fight Crime: Invest in Kids