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School Policies and Safety

Treating People with Dignity Lesson Plans

This issue of the Teaching Tolerance e-newsletter has lesson plans and resources for Pre-K and K-2 on such topics as disability awareness, living with serious illness, and how young children can

Safe and Supportive Schools Web site

Safe and Supportive Schools Technical Assistance Center

This Web site provides the technical assistance and expertise to help keep students safe.

The Effectiveness of Mandatory Random Student Drug Testing

National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance

This report summary describes the implementation of the Mandatory Random Student Drug Testing (MRSDT) programs and their impacts on students

Student Uniform Fact Sheet

Consortium to Prevent School Violence

This fact sheet discusses school uniform policies, including the rationale for using school uniforms and the potential concerns.

Responding After a Suicide: Best Practices for Schools

Date/Time (ET): 
May 26, 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Schools that experience a suicide in their communities are often uncertain about how to respond and can benefit from others with expertise in this area. State and local organizations contacted by schools in crisis can assist by providing information about best practices and practical resources.

Multiple Responses, Promising Results: Evidence-Based Nonpunitive Alternatives to Zero Tolerance

Child Trends

This brief reviews the existing research on the implementation and effects of zero tolerance policies in school settings and highlights rigorously-evaluated, non-punitive alternatives to zero toler

The Pew Center on the States

A division of The Pew Charitable Trusts, The Pew Center on the States provides reports on critical issues facing states such as early care and education, social/economic outcomes, and policy.