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September 21, 2018
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Great ShakeOut and Preparing Your School For an Earthquake

At 10:18 AM on October 18th, 2018 millions of people will be participating in the world’s largest earthquake drill. The Great ShakeOut is designed to help K-12 schools and districts prepare and practice in case there is an event of an earthquake. The goal of this organized drill is to prevent and prepare the school community.
August 31, 2018

Celebrate International Dot Day at Your School!

Have you heard of International Dot Day? Based upon the children’s book written by Peter H. Reynolds, International Dot Day is all about encouraging children (and adults) to take courage and express their creativity. Millions of teachers, parents, and children have been inspired by the “dot” to make their mark. […]
August 30, 2018

How to Increase Student Literacy at Your School

It takes a schoolwide culture to create lifelong readers. Here are 15 ways you can promote and increase literacy at your school.
October 12, 2015

5 Steps to Increase School Security

School is a place where kids, faculty, and parents should feel safe. We have five steps you can take to increase the security of your school.
November 5, 2015

How Much Do Your Volunteers Cost You?

Volunteers are Not a Source for Free Labor Although you may not be paying your volunteers an annual salary, there are various operational costs that you do need to consider and account for when running a volunteer program. By doing this, you can better evaluate the performance of your volunteer […]
December 3, 2015
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Questions You Should Be Asking About School Safety

School violence is on the rise—namely, how frequently it occurs. Since 2011, a mass shooting has occurred on a school campus (on average) every 64 days. Not only have mass public shootings become more commonplace, but the number of teachers and students being threatened with violence has also increased. This […]
December 11, 2015
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How to Prepare Your School for a Crisis

Preparing for a crisis situation is an essential step for school authorities to take—although it isn’t something anyone likes to think about. Having a good plan in place can save lives and mitigate injuries.