School Safety Takeaways

Originally published at: https://www.bark.us/blog/school-safety-takeaways/

Last year’s tragic shooting in Parkland, FL was a major junction in a problem spanning decades. In its wake, the government created the Federal Commission on School Safety. Over the next several months the Commission conducted meetings, field visits, and listening sessions. It spoke with safe school experts, educators, counselors, parents, students, and state and local officials. And in December, the Commission released its final report. Here are the key takeaways for helping keep students as safe as possible. Safe Schools: Preventing School Violence A strong school community can help to prevent school violence. Teachers, parents, and even students themselves…