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School Violence

Children deserve a safe environment in which to learn. Unfortunately, the threat of violence has grown in a number of schools across the country. The violence takes many forms and the victims include more than just students. Improving education for our children must take the prevention of violence into account. PTA offers these resources for you to assist in preventing violence in schools and helping improve the quality of education your children receive.

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Parent Guides

Helping Your Children Manage Distress in the Aftermath of a Shooting
The American Psychological Association offers tips for parents about talking to their children about school shootings.

Discussing Hate and Violence With Your Children
Tips for talking about hate, violence and other sensitive issues with your children.

Checklist to Help Prevent Violence in Schools
10 things you can do to prevent violence in your school community.