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Student Safety – Outside the School Yard

Our mission, our focus, our commitment is to the safety of schools nationwide. In addition to the primary, middle and secondary-level schools we support, it’s important to also consider non-traditional and private educational situations. After-school programs,...

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Sponsor Love

When you think of the word sponsor, what does it mean to you? In the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, there are three different definitions for the word. Now think of the word love. How would you define it? According to the dictionary, love is defined as: As we near the...

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School Safety and Kindness Literature

In today’s climate of fear and uncertainty, children need to feel a sense of security especially when away from home. Schools have taken more measures to ensure student safety and are also beginning to embrace pedagogical programs such as Social Emotional Learning....

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Choose Love

We asked Scarlett Lewis, mother of Jesse Lewis and founder of the Jesse Lewis Choose Love Foundation to share some reflections with us this month... February is the month of love. When we think of love, we think about our families, friends, pets, flowers...the things...

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#LoveSafety

Love. There are so many kinds of love. There’s the romantic love we might feel for a significant other, the unconditional love we feel for our children, and the kinship we share with our families.  But love can also be devotion to a person or a cause -- in our case,...

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From the Field: The Maryland School Safety Initiative

Last week took me out on the road again but in the most familiar territory, my home state of Maryland. Safe and Sound Schools joined the Maryland Center for School Safety on a cross-the- state tour of school safety training for Maryland educators, leaders, law...

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2016: Fourth Quarter Update

Much like quarters one, two, and three, we found ourselves on the road, sharing our mission of improving school safety. October travels began with Co-founder, Michele Gay, and Safe and Sound Advisor, Bob Martin, presenting and attending trainings at the Gavin deBecker...

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The Role of Technology in Today’s School Safety Landscape

Everyone wants the schools in their community to be safe. We can all agree on this. Yet, safety is often taken for granted. For decades, schools were considered a safe haven where caring teachers taught and young children learned. Even when circumstances in the world...

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Four Years Later: Carrying On Emilie and Joey’s Legacy

The morning of December 14th, 2012, my world was shattered, forever changed. An armed attacker broke into my daughter’s school. He took my daughter’s life and the lives of many other children and educators that day. Like so many others in our little community, I was...

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