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A Guide to Safe Schools

Early Warning, Timely Response: A Guide to Safe Schools offers research-based practices designed to assist school communities identify these warning signs early and develop prevention, intervention and crisis response plans. The guide includes sections on:

  • Characteristics of a School that is Safe and Responsive to All Children
  • Early Warning Signs
  • Getting Help for Troubled Children
  • Developing a Prevention and Response Plan
  • Responding to Crisis
  • Resources
  • Methodology, Contributors, and Research Support

Early Warning, Timely Response: A Guide to Safe Schools was based on the work of an independent panel of experts in the fields of education, law enforcement, and mental health. In addition, much of the research found in this guide was funded by the federal offices involved in supporting and reviewing this document. They include:

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The development of this guide was supported by the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, Office of Special Education Programs, under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Dissemination of the guide was supported by the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Safe and Drug-free Schools Program.

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