NSV Highlight on: America’s Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being

by Sean Hedden The Forum on Child and Family Statistics released a report on 2016, available online, called America’s Children: Key Indicators of Well-Being, 2016. This federal interagency project reveals data on multiple subjects concerning child safety and welfare: these subjects include Family and Social Environment; Economic Circumstances; Health Care; Physical Environment; Safety; Behavior; Education; and… Continue reading NSV Highlight on: America’s Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being

NSV Highlight on: Durable Collaboration: The National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention

by Sean Hedden The National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention is a yearly conference that brings together community leaders and experts from all over to discuss and collaborate on effective solutions to preventing youth violence. Durable Collaboration: The National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention is a report created with support from the Office of Juvenile… Continue reading NSV Highlight on: Durable Collaboration: The National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention

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

NSV Highlight on: Cyberbullying Research Center

by Sean Hedden The Cyberbullying Research Center gives the public excellent resources, information, graphics, and data on how technology is used as a tool for bullying and teen violence. Dr Justin W. Patchin and Dr. Sameer Hinduja, two expert researchers, launched Cyberbullying.org in 2005 “as a means to further their mission of bringing sound research… Continue reading NSV Highlight on: Cyberbullying Research Center