Being able to identify warning signs and knowing how to respond can help a student cope with any issues or deal with their emotions appropriately, and ultimately keep your school, students and staff safe.
School officials should be able to identify a concussion when it happens, help others learn to identify them and establish a management plan. Proper awareness begins with understanding the signs and symptoms that can arise with a concussion.
Prom season is undoubtedly among the busiest times of the school year. Many school administrators may overlook key steps that can keep students safe during the event. Here are five ways to improve your school’s prom safety.
School districts and administrators can reduce the odds of a lawsuit by adhering to strict processes and standards whenever deciding to terminate a teacher. But they should also carry the right insurance coverage in case a teacher sues.
It is the responsibility of your learning institution to ensure that employee rights are maintained when it comes to this law, or your school may find itself hit with a costly age discrimination lawsuit.
According to a 2013 report by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), 8.3% of all hate crimes reported took place on school campuses. Learn about some of the proactive steps that schools are taking to ensure safety on campus.
For the protection of their students, staff and the school in general, it is critically important for school administration to have a plan in place for how it will handle cyberbullying incidents.
Hazing, which refers to circumstances that harass, embarrass, ridicule or put a student at risk emotionally or physically, is a more common on-campus occurrence than you might expect. According to Hazing Prevention.org, two in five college, middle and high school students report hazing.
When a school in Hawaii failed to include the parent of a special education student in a meeting to amend the child’s Individualized Education Program (IEP), the parent sued and the court ruled in his favor. The same scenario could occur at your educational institution if you don’t have an effective IEP amendment protocol in place.
With a nationwide nursing shortage making school nurses a scarce commodity, many private schools have devised innovative solutions to keep students healthy and safe whether they are in gym class or on the field.
School chemistry classes are meant to be fun and challenging. Yet stories continue to abound where experiments have gone wrong and injured students and teachers in the process.
How can schools keep students safe during school outings while also protecting themselves from the related liabilities?
Depression and anxiety are two of the most common mental health issues parents and teachers need to be on the lookout for.
Much as we like to see kids playing sports and learning new skills, the challenge is to make sure it’s done safely. While much is heard about the dangers of playing football or soccer, it’s not just in those rougher sports that children face safety issues.