Child and School Violence Resources
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The Safe Schools Coalition Report-it.com -- Online, anonymous reporting system and help line for students. In an ongoing study of school shootings, the Secret Service is finding that in almost every case, school shooters have shared their plans in advance and no one reported it. Our objective is to work with schools to implement a system to improve communication.

Youth Crime Watch -- Brings youth of all backgrounds together to identify and correct problems unique to their schools and communities. The YCW program empowers youth to take an active role in addressing the problems around them.

Choices for Youth -- A public education campaign funded by a grant to i.e. communications, LLC from The California Wellness Foundation. The goal of the campaign is to increase Support for effective programs to prevent violence by and against youth.

Celebrating the Importance of Young Adolescents -- The initiative spotlights issues facing 10- to 15-year-olds as they make pivotal decisions during the transition period from young adolescence to adulthood.

Street Terms: Drugs and the Drug Trade -- Current drug-related street terms is a tool for law enforcement, public health, and other criminal justice professionals who work with the public. The Street Terms database contains over 2,000 street terms that refer to specific drug types or drug activity.

The School Violence Watch Network -- A web based communication system and information exchange repository created to deal with threats and rumors of violence, bullying, or drug abuse occurring within schools.

Student Perspectives on Causes of Youth Violence -- National Association of Attorneys General and the National School Boards Association address youth violence across our country. National Association of Attorneys General and the National School Boards Association

SHiNE Seeking Harmony in Neighborhoods Everyday -- A national organization uses art, music, technology and sports to engage and empower young people to impact their world.

Educators for Social Responsibility -- ESR's mission is to make teaching social responsibility a core practice in education so that young people develop the convictions and skills needed to shape a safe, sustainable, democratic, and just world.

School Associated Violent Deaths Report -- PDF - - A school associated violent death is any homicide, suicide, or weapons related violent death in the US in which the fatal injury occurred: on the property of a functioning public, private or parochial, alternative, elementary or secondary school, K-12; on the way to or from school; while attending or on the way to or from a school event; as obvious direct result of school incidents, functions or activities, whether on or off school bus/vehicle or school property.

House Report of the National School Safety Center Crime Web Site Compares Crime Statistics in Nations Colleges -- The Department of Education database online 6,700 schools are to be listed.

Crime and Education -- Students ages 12 -18 were more likely to be victims of serious violent crime away from school than at school. In 1997, about 24 of every 1,000 these students were victims of serious violent crimes away from school (a total of 635,900 serious violent crimes). In contrast, only eight of every 1,000 students were victims of serious violent crimes at school or going to and from school 201,800 total.

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