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

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: Educator School Safety Network

by Sean Hedden Educators are dedicated to providing knowledge and insight to young people, guiding them to be successful, productive citizens. None of this would be possible if students became victims of violence in the classroom. That’s why organizations like The Educators School Safety Network (ESSN) are vital to giving educators, students, and parents the… Continue reading NSV Highlight on: Educator School Safety Network

NSV Highlight on: 32 National Campus Safety Initiative

by Sean Hedden For college and university campuses across the country, safety has become a priority since the tragic events on the Virginia Tech campus shooting on April 16, 2007. The VTV Family Outreach Foundation has brought together experts from multiple disciplines and created the 32 National Campus Safety Initiative (32 NCSI), which “aspires to raise the bare… Continue reading NSV Highlight on: 32 National Campus Safety Initiative

NSV Highlight on: SchoolSafetyInfo.org

by Sean Hedden SchoolSafetyInfo.org is a website supported by the U.S. Department of Justice and provided by the Justice Technology Information Center (JTIC) to give law enforcement and public safety officials the proper resources to “prepare, respond, and recover” from school violence incidents. Resources include School Safety News Alerts providing recent information on grants given to… Continue reading NSV Highlight on: SchoolSafetyInfo.org

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