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  • A Dozen Things Teachers Can Do to Stop School Violence: When crime, drugs, and violence spill over from the streets into the schools, a safe learning environment becomes increasingly difficult. These are twelve important ideas that can help teachers reduce or stop school violence.
  • A Dozen Things Principals Can Do to Stop School Violence: Violence seems to have become an acceptable way to settle conflicts. Students cannot learn and teachers cannot teach. These are twelve important ideas that can help principals reduce or stop school violence.
  • A Dozen Things Parents Can Do to Stop School Violence: Safe schools begin at home. These twelve suggestions will help you set the stage for your children's safety and success in school.
  • A Dozen Things Students Can Do to Stop School Violence: Students have a huge effect on their school environment.
  • A Drug-Free School Zone is More Than a Law and a Sign: It is a law and a community-wide commitment to reduce drug use among young people. Federal law and many state and local laws increase penalties for drug-related activities in drug-free school zones.
  • Bullies: A Serious Problem for Kids: Bullies have a one in four chance of having a criminal record by the time they are age 30. School-based programs to prevent bullying typically focus on counseling bullies and their victims, teaching victims assertiveness, and establishing clear school policies that reinforce consequences for aggressive behavior (also available in Spanish).
  • Stand Up and Start a School Crime Watch Today: Based on the neighborhood watch concept, a school crime watch encourages students to watch out and help out each other to make the entire school a safer and more enjoyable place.
  • Tips for Working Together to Create Safer Schools: When crime, drugs, and violence spill over from the streets into the schools, a safe learning environment becomes increasingly difficult. Students carry weapons for protection. Gunfights start replacing fistfights. Violence seems to become an acceptable way to settle conflicts. Students cannot learn and teachers cannot teach.

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