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NCJ Number: 114013 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: School Safety Check Book
Editor(s): B Turner
Project Director: S A Greenbaum
Date Published: 1988
Page Count: 219
Sponsoring Agency: Carver Cty Court Services
Chaska, MN 55318
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
US Securities and Exchange Cmssn
Washington, DC 20549-2736
Grant Number: 85-MU-CX-0003
Publication Number: ISBN 0-932612-21-0
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
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United States of America

NCJRS Photocopy Services
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United States of America

Carver Cty Court Services
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Chaska, MN 55318
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Policy/Procedure Handbook/Manual
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This manual is designed to reduce the risks of student and staff victimization at school by helping evaluate the status of a school district in terms of effective school safety and school crime-prevention programs.
Abstract: The volume begins with suggestions to assess school climate and how to address problem areas. It offers administrators and teachers guidelines for developing an effective school discipline plan. The next chapter examines the reasons students are absent and eventually drop out of school and gives strategies for increasing attendance. The third chapter focuses on personal safety and shows how schools can work in cooperation with parents, law enforcement, social service agencies, and other community members to promote the health and safety of children. The final chapter describes the roles of school law enforcement or campus security personnel and discusses other methods for making campuses physically safer. The text emphasizes the importance of keeping accurate data both to document problems and to promote effective decisionmaking. Charts, checklists, survey instruments, sample forms, model programs, appended security checklist, and 26 references.
Main Term(s): School security
Index Term(s): School delinquency programs; Truancy
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