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Infectious Diseases and Public Health Resources | 12/56/2022 -- As the winter season gets underway, the threat of infectious diseases in K-12 school communities can present potential impacts to the safety, health, and well-being of students and staff across the country. It’s critical for K-12 school leaders and personnel to implement and strengthen public health and safety measures to help prevent the spread of infectious diseases, sustain safe in-person learning, and protect students, teachers, and staff.

National Institute of Justice Examines Effectiveness of School Violence Training

The Office of Justice Programs’ National Institute of Justice today published an article examining the effectiveness of school violence training provided to school personnel and school-based law enforcement. The training often targets preventing, preparing for, and responding to violence, as well as student behavior that can compromise both actual and perceived levels of safety among students and staff.