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School Policies and Safety

State School Healthy Policy Database

National Association of State Boards of Education

This resource provides a database of school healthy policies regarding a variety of mental and physical health topics.

Learning Supports and Small Schools: A Policy and Practice Analysis Brief

School Mental Health Project, Dept. of Psychology,

This report gives a brief description of the current movement toward establishing small schools, outlines the problem small schools confront in trying to address barriers to learning and teaching,

bNetS@vvy: Tools for Adults to Help Kids Connect Safely

National Education Association Health Information Network

This Web site is designed to provide educators, parents and other adults with the tools necessary for helping kids use social technologies in a safe and savvy manner.

Building Success, Leading Change: Stories of Healthy School Environments

American Association of School Administrators

In this publication, two districts share their successes of using superintendent leadership and collaboration to create healthy school environments conducive to learning.

Electronic Media and Youth Violence: A CDC Issue Brief for Educators and Caregivers

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

This brief outlines steps that can be taken to prevent electronic aggression, such as developing school policies, establishing youth violence programs and educator training, and creating a positive school atmosphere for students. A companion tip sheet for parents is also available.

In the Spotlight: School Safety

U.S. Department of Justice

This Web site provides links to examples of state and local initiatives that address school safety, publications on bullying and zero tolerance, as well as information on legislation, programs, tra

Engaging Administrators in School Emergency Management

U.S. Department of Education

These guidelines emphasize the importance of engaging district and school-based administrators in proactive emergency management

Ensuring Quality School Facilities and Security Technologies

The Hamilton Fish Institute on School and Community Violence & Northwest Regional Laboratory

Part of a series of five guidebooks that describe key components of creating safe, positive schools, this resource is intended to help educators and other members of the community understand the re

Building Brighter Futures in Indian Country: What

U.S. Department of Justice

This report shows the results of a Tribal Youth Program Youth Focus Group that was held June 2-3, 2007 in Shelton, Washington.