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Title: Creating Safe and Drug-Free Schools: An Action Guide
Corporate Author: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
US Dept of Justice
United States of America

Gang Intelligence Strategy Committee
United States of America
Date Published: 1996
Page Count: 97
Sale Source: Gang Intelligence Strategy Committee
United States of America

Juvenile Justice Clearinghouse/NCJRS
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: Text PDF 
Type: Report (Technical Assistance)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This manual presents background information on school safety and action steps for use by schools, parents, students, and community and business groups in developing a strategy to ensure safe schools in their communities.
Abstract: The ingredients for creating safe, orderly, drug-free schools include making school safety a priority, involving parents and citizens, developing a broad-based team, conducting a school site assessment, reviewing the law, creating a safe school plan, developing emergency procedures, creating a positive educational climate, actively engaging students, communicating, and evaluating progress. The manual lists specific action steps for schools, students, parents, and community and community groups. It also presents information regarding preventing juvenile gun violence in schools, searches for weapons and drugs, drug testing of student athletes, truancy, uniforms, alternative education programs for expelled students, conflict resolution, mentoring, information sharing, and effective data collection. Chapter notes, appended research and evaluation findings, list of resources and readings, and list of contacts at the Department of Justice and Department of Education
Main Term(s): Juvenile delinquency prevention
Index Term(s): Drug prevention programs ; Interagency cooperation ; Community involvement ; School security ; Crime in schools ; School delinquency programs ; Violence prevention
   
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