Examines the experiences of LGBT students with regard to indicators of negative school climate and the possible negative effects of a hostile school climate on LGBT students' academic achievement, educational aspirations, and psychological well-being.
Provides tips and resources for communities and stakeholders to prepare for natural disasters and emergencies, as well as ways to get involved. Includes links to help community members take action, be counted, and spread the word.
Provides access to school and community resources to prevent bullying. Includes toolkits for organizing a prevention event, working with stakeholders, trainings for educators and school bus drivers, and learning from others.
Introduces Whole Community partners to Children and Youth Task Forces in Disasters and includes recommendations for states, tribes, territories, and local communities interested in launching their own Children and Youth Task Forces. It also outlines the support that ACF can provide.
Summarizes research that examines correlations between electronic media and youth violence. Discusses public health concerns, frequency, victimization, and the impacts of experiencing electronic media harassment. Details research gaps and recommendations for future study.
Provides information on how to develop high-quality emergency operations plans (EOPs), engage youth and the school community, and connect with other emergency management practitioners. Users can their own agency’s Website or emergency management Web page with the latest Federal school emergency management training and technical assistance resources and information for schools in their state or district.