The Safe 2 Say Something program was only used for about half of the school year, but in the time it was used, it received more than 23,000 tips.
An art teacher nearly died after three middle schoolers decided to play a prank on her using her severe food allergy – bananas.
In a recent school safety training, Minnesota researchers focused their efforts on teaching about mental health and approaching students’ emotional needs, rather than teaching about physical security measures.
The Children’s Defense Fund Freedom School program recently hosted Social Action Day, which included a panel discussion on how to end gun violence.
Officials at Cincinnati Public Schools are debuting a new anti-bullying program that will begin next school year.
The district is working with the Sweethearts and Heroes program, which is designed to empower victims and bystanders to take a stand and change a negative experience into a positive one.
Grant Us Hope is expanding their program to 55 schools by the end of 2019.
The district said students, employees and parents can use the SafeSchools Alert tip line to report safety concerns via phone, text or email, and have the option of doing so anonymously.
The anti-bullying reporting tool allows victims or witnesses of bullying to anonymously fill out a form detailing when and where the incident took place.
Research suggests even this simple training can have positive effects on school climate