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How to Teach Kids to be Safe to and from School

Posted by on September 27, 2010

A parent’s worst nightmare: A 17-year-old girl is abducted and raped on the way to school.  What advice should parents give their children? A brutal sexual assault on a Cleveland girl last week captured media attention.  Our local ABC affiliate, WEWS, asked me to provide safety tips for children to and from school. My primary […]

“Getting to School Safely” Video Tackles Widespread Elementary Safety Concerns

Posted by on July 22, 2010

School shootings get a lot of attention, but traffic and adult behavior at student drop-off and pick-up poses major safety concerns at many schools across the nation.  Some of the great challenges occur at elementary schools.  In our school safety assessments across the nation, we repeatedly find elementary principals frustrated with juggling school buses, massive parent […]