TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — As a parent, when you send your children to school, you want them to be safe.
One Twin Falls father learned, however, that not only was his daughter attacked on campus but there was video evidence of the altercation.
One evening in mid-October, Leslie Montgomery said her daughter received a barrage of emails to her school email account. Montgomery said her daughter— a seventh grader at the Christian private school Greenleaf Friends Academy — had been the subject of bullying by fellow students since enrolling in the school last year.
Boise State University has received a campus grant from the federal Office of Violence Against Women, and this grant has allowed the Gender Equity Center to expand its on-campus efforts to keep the campus safe. The Gender Equity Center is among the wide variety of resources available for students on campus, including survivors of relationship violence.
Describes how three districts, Chicago, Baltimore and St. Louis, provided high quality professional development (PD) to address trauma using different strategies. Their innovative efforts that can be helpful to others working to improve PD that addresses trauma
Following shootings and safety concerns on other campuses, Ozarks Technical Community College came up with a plan to better safeguard students and employees. A security fee of $3 per credit hour was approved in 2016 and the funds raised — roughly $600,000 a year — have been used to add safety equipment, strengthen safety measures and hire more security officers.
Tammy Smith-Hinchey, Nurse Coordinator with the St. Joseph School District (SJSD) in Missouri, wants to see the district educate students and families on coping mechanisms for opioid use, and focus on providing mental healthcare in the schools and community.
The School Safety Initiative, led by the FBI, is a proactive effort to prevent school tragedies by sharing research with schools and creating threat assessment teams comprised of school counselors, staff, and school resource officers.