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Safety

Share the Fireworks’ Wonder; Please – No July 4th Blunder!
Share the Fireworks’ Wonder; Please – No July 4th Blunder!

6/27/2017 -

Few experiences provide a thrill quite like the collective “oohs” and “ahhhs” expressed by thousands gathered when a bursting skyrocket sparkles brilliantly against the celestial […]

13 Reasons Why: What Parents and School Administrators Need to Know
13 Reasons Why: What Parents and School Administrators Need to Know

6/20/2017 -

13 Reasons Why aired on March 31st and was quickly declared by Netflix as their most viewed show in history. Based on a book by […]

Keeping Perspective on Terror Risk is Important, Yet Preparation is Prudent
Keeping Perspective on Terror Risk is Important, Yet Preparation is Prudent

6/6/2017 -

The impact of recent terrorist acts throughout the world comes into our living rooms and through our Internet-connected devices with shocking immediacy. The nature of […]

Defensive Driving: The Road Less Traveled?
Defensive Driving: The Road Less Traveled?

5/23/2017 -

Some of us spend a lot of time behind the wheel while on the job, while others are looking forward to taking a break from […]

Preventing Child Abuse: Let’s Get Ahead of the Curve
Preventing Child Abuse: Let’s Get Ahead of the Curve

4/4/2017 -

Few traumatic human experiences are more damaging and enduring as the physical, sexual or emotional abuse of a child. The immediate effects of abuse on […]

Suicide Prevention Saves Lives, Alleviates Grief for Communities
Suicide Prevention Saves Lives, Alleviates Grief for Communities

1/31/2017 -

The suicide of a bullied 7th grader sent shock waves through a middle school, but after only a few months it seemed as though all […]

Five Ways to Take Action to Make Schools Safer
Five Ways to Take Action to Make Schools Safer

12/13/2016 -

Recent violent events have raised increasing concerns about our children and their safety in our schools. Dave Long, Ph.D., a former teacher, county superintendent and […]

Preventing Sexual Abuse in Our Schools
Preventing Sexual Abuse in Our Schools

10/11/2016 -

October is the 10th year of National Bullying Prevention Month.  Bullying has evolved from physical intimidation and verbal abuse to more social platforms such as […]

Reaching Two Million – One Course at a Time
Reaching Two Million – One Course at a Time

4/25/2016 -

We’re proud to announce that during April, Keenan SafeSchools is celebrating 2 million course completions for the online training program! As you can see from […]

Are You A Distracted Walker?
Are You A Distracted Walker?

3/7/2016 -

Fifty years ago a public service announcement ran on television in response to a major increase in fatalities and serious injuries from automobile accidents. The […]