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THE STATE OF SCHOOL SAFETY IN AMERICAN SCHOOLS

SCHOOL SAFETY REPORT PAINTS GRIM PICTURE OF SAFETY IN U.S. SUBURBAN AND RURAL SCHOOLS

A new report entitled “The State of School Safety in American Schools” speaks of sexual assault, violent cliques and violent parents as commonplace in the nation’s schools.

The report was developed by the SERAPH Research team of SERAPH.net a group composed of educators and crime researchers. The team used interviews with 1,520 educators, 925 law enforcement officials and numerous scientific studies to create a detailed assessment of problems facing American schools.

5 Legal Liability Issues for Schools

Resources for Attorneys

The TASA Group Presents:

School Safety: Five High Liability Issues for Public Schools

On November 18, 2009, The TASA Group, Inc., in conjunction with school security experts Dale Yeager and Andy Demidont, presented a one-house, interactive webinar for attorneys involved with public schools. The webinar will cover five key issues related to safety and security problems in elementary, middle and high schools:

  • Lack of Accurate Understanding of Safety Issues: Planning Without Assessment, Guessing Is Not Planning.
  • Reaction and Prediction
  • Poor Management of Schools: The Real Issue in School Safety.