NSV Highlight on: National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments (NCSSL)

In order to help school administrators and educators prevent school violence, including its many factors like bullying, harassment, and substance abuse, the U.S. Dept. of Education’s Office of Safe and Healthy Students has funded the NCSSL (National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments). From their website, there is access to training material, webinars, conferences,  special… Continue reading NSV Highlight on: National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments (NCSSL)

NSV Highlight on: Indicators of School Crime and Safety

by Sean Hedden For the most recent data on school crime, the National Center for Education Statistics (produced jointly with the IES in the U.S. Department of Education, and the BJS in the U.S. Department of Justice) have created Indicators of School Crime and Safety. This data is freely available to educators and advocates of school… Continue reading NSV Highlight on: Indicators of School Crime and Safety

NSV Highlight on: kidsdata.org

by Sean Hedden NoSchoolViolence.org believes that by combining database applications with social science research we can uncover hidden patterns and behaviors underlying school and adolescent violence. Organizations like kidsdata.org, from the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health, “promotes the health and well being of children in California by providing an easy to use resource that offers… Continue reading NSV Highlight on: kidsdata.org

Using Big Data for the Greater Good

by David Peterson While applications of big data have become an integral part of the majority of major corporations looking for business intelligence and boosting profit, more and more charitable organizations are also turning to big data to aid their philanthropic missions, like NoSchoolViolence.org.  Here are two examples of how big data can help change… Continue reading Using Big Data for the Greater Good