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Creating Safe Schools

What Principals Can Do

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.

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Product Details
  • Grade Level: PreK-12
  • ISBN: 9780803961487
  • Published By: Corwin
  • Series: Principals Taking Action
  • Year: 1994
  • Page Count: 152
  • Publication date: September 01, 1994

Price: $28.95



A Joint Publication of The National Association of Secondary School Principals and Corwin Press, Inc. Teaches you to meet the challenge of making your school safe. This book is full of real-world examples that show you how you can rid your school of violence. Offers hot tips on: * Building awareness of the sources for violence * Leadership and teaching strategies to encourage peace * Involving students in the process * Getting parents and the community to help * Planning for the worst-case scenarios, and much more!
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

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

Price: $28.95
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