following resources are intended to give you a starting place
for finding ways to help you keep your children safe while they
searching the Internet on this topic, consider using the keywords
"school safety" or "safety school"
A collection of resources to help make schools
This site by the National Education Association is designed
to fortify families, communities, and schools with information
and tools to promote school safety and keep children from harm.
The Safety Zone
The National Resource Center for Safe Schools works with schools
and other agencies to create safe learning environments.
You can find information about safety at your
local library. Books may be located in either the children's
or adult area classified under Dewey number 372.177. Your library's
database collection will give you access to magazine and newspaper
articles. Your local librarian will be happy to help you locate
the materials you need or
visit your library online at www.nassaulibrary.org/list/nasslist.html
Creating Emotionally Safe Schools by Jane Bluestein. 2001
Discusses how important a safe atmosphere at
school is to child development and offers safety measures for
parents and teachers.
American Schools Safe by Anne G. Garrett. 2001
This handbook for parents, educators and law enforcement professionals
includes chapters on security procedures and adolescent violence.
at School by Joanne Mattern.
This title for younger children discusses how
to be safe while in school or going to school.
on the School Bus by Lucia Raatma. 1999
This title gives tips on how to wait, board and prevent accidents
on the school bus.
Violence by Denise Bonilla. 2000
A series of essays about school violence by reporters and child