School Safety
[Dewey number: 363.119371]

School Violence

Pavnet Online: Partnerships Against Violence
PAVNET Online is a "virtual library" of information about violence and youth-at-risk, representing data from seven different federal agencies.
Confronting Violence: Society's Challenge for the '90s
A special issue of the Midwest Forum, devoted to the topic of violence on campus.
Violence in the Schools
A special issue of Teacher Talk, exploring the issue of violence in schools.
Teen Violence
A large collection of links to resources on the topic of teen violence.

Safety on the Internet

Child Safety on the Information Highway
Parent-oriented information regarding safe, effective use of the Internet by children. Discusses risks and benefits.
Safe Cruising on the Info Highway
This article from Dr. James Dobson's website, Focus on the Family, offers some useful guidance for parents on helping their children make use of the Web without having to purchase filtering software. (Educators will also find this to be helpful, especially in explaining the use of the Internet in the school.)
Internet Filtering
Statements and guidelines regarding the filtering of Internet resources, by the American Association of School Librarians.
Filtering the Internet in K-12 Schools and Libraries
"Provided here is information on software products and other technologies that allow schools to control access by children to objectionable sites on the Internet."
Platform for Internet Content Selection
PICS is an infrastructure for associating labels (metadata) with Internet content. It was originally designed to help parents and teachers control what children access on the Internet, but it also facilitates other uses for labels, including code signing, privacy, and intellectual property rights management.

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