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The Student Safety Insights will keep you up to date on the latest developments. We will post news items and articles you will find of interest. Check back often for updates.

Student Safety Insights

1/10/2018 - #MeTooK12

#MeTooK12 launched 1/9/18 to raise awareness of sexual harassment and violence at school bringing national attention to Title IX requirements to promptly investigate and address reports of sexual harassment and assault.  Click here to read more.

1/2/2018 - School Safety & Security Quarterly Newsletter (Winter 2018)

This is the first quarterly newsletter focusing specifically on school safety. This edition provides information on violence on campus, technology and tools to help schools address campus security challenges.

>> View School Safety & Security Winter 2018 Newsletter

10/23/2017 - Los Angeles County to Pilot Program Allowing the Reporting of Child Abuse/Neglect Electronically

The Los Angeles Board of Supervisors recently approved a plan to pilot a program allowing child abuse reports to submit certain types of maltreatment reports via the intranet.  For more information, please click the link below:

http://laschoolreport.com/la-county-now-lets-teachers-make-some-child-abuse-reports-online/

10/16/2017 - New Title IX Guidelines for Sexual Misconduct Complaints

Law firm, Fagen, Friedman & Fulfrost, LLP provides an update on new guidelines for schools to address sexual misconduct complaints.  Click the links below to view the pdf documents:

Title IX Guidance Issued by U.S. Dept. of Education

Q&A on Campus Sexual Misconduct

10/16/2017 - Suicide Prevention Compliance Check for Schools Districts with Grades 7 through 12

AB 2246 requires Local Education Agencies that serve students in grades 7 through 12 to have adopted a suicide prevention policy prior to the 2017-2018 school year. Is your agency in compliance? The California Department of Education has updated its Youth Suicide Prevention resources to include a Model Youth Suicide Prevention Policy as well as many other resources including tool kits, fact sheets and articles.

To find out more, please visit this page:  https://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/cg/mh/suicideprevres.asp