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Creating Safe Schools

Creating Safe Schools
What Principals Can Do

November 1994 | 152 pages | Corwin
This practical volume explores the increasing problem of violence, associated with gangs, weapons and drugs, within the school environment. The authors provide much-needed guidelines for principals seeking to ease fears experienced by both students and teachers and to improve safety in schools. Issues covered include: the involvement of students, parents and the wider community; designing secure buildings and grounds; policy implementation; and collaborative planning.
Building Principal's Awareness
Sources of Violence in Schools

Violence in Schools
Not Just an Urban Issue

Leadership and Teaching Strategies to Create Safe Schools
Involving Students in Establishing a Safe School
Involving the Community and Parents
How the Central Office Can Help Prevent School Violence
Safe School Facilities
Planning for and Dealing with the Worst-Case Scenarios

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