Kentucky Center for School Safety

Bringing parents to the table

The Every Student Succeeds Act – the federal law that governs K-12 public education – the phrase “parent and family engagement” is used in lieu of “parental involvement.” While that seems like a minor change, I think it is a big shift in how we think about the relationship between families and our schools.

By |2018-09-12T11:38:43-04:00October 2, 2018|

Lewis cites need for more school resource officers at roundtable

Interim Commissioner Wayne Lewis speaks at the June 26 Federal Commission on School Safety listening session at the Council of State Governments in Lexington. Lewis, along with other government officials from Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, Wisconsin and Ohio discussed ways to increase school safety in the wake of school shootings such as the ones in Marshall County and Parkland, Florida. [...]

By |2018-07-24T14:50:42-04:00June 29, 2018|

KCSS releases new report on principals’ perspective on bullying

A new report from the Kentucky Center for School Safety – "Addressing Bullying Incidents in Kentucky Schools: A Principal’s Perspective" – examines the issues surrounding bullying in schools from the perspective of Kentucky principals and assistant principals .

By |2016-05-25T14:11:17-04:00May 26, 2016|

Free online anti-bullying training offered this summer

The Kentucky Center for School Safety, in cooperation with the Murray State University College of Education Career Readiness Summit, will offer S.T.O.P.! TIPLINE training on June 19. The training is aimed reporting and addressing online bullying, and is free to Kentucky school districts.

By |2022-04-10T09:47:31-04:00April 17, 2014|

Suicide prevention training available

The Kentucky Center for School Safety has partnered with the Kentucky Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services and the Kentucky Suicide Prevention Group to provide Question, Persuade & Refer Training (QPR)  that is being implemented as a state model for suicide prevention. This model teaches to recognize the risk factors, protective factors, and warning signs associated with depression, [...]

By |2013-09-05T11:22:24-04:00September 5, 2013|
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