Virginia Commonwealth University

Safe Schools

What are some key strategies and components for creating safe and more effective schools?

Effective components of a comprehensive approach to safe school planning include:

  • Effective school policies
  • School-wide behavior expectations
  • Positive school climate
  • Research-based programs
  • High academic expectations
  • Emergency response plan
  • School-family involvement
  • Staff development
  • School-community partnerships
  • Facility security
  • Ongoing evaluations
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National Resource Center for Safe School

Resources

  • Center for School Community Collaboration
  • School of Education @ Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Mailing Address:
  • VCU Box 980626
  • Richmond, Virginia 23298-2020
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  • Physical Location:
  • 3600 West Broad Street
  • First Floor, Suite 117
  • Richmond, Virginia 23230
  • Phone: (804) 828-1482
  • Fax: (804) 827-0840
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