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A Key Goal at AACPS is to create a Safe & Orderly Environment for Students.  This goal includes the following:

  • creating a safe learning environment that promotes accelerated achievement.
  • 98% of students, parents, and faculty responding to an annual climate survey will indicate that they feel safe at school and believe students are well-behaved.
  • 100% of schools will be "safe," in accordance with the definition to be determined by MSDE in compliance with the No Child Left Behind Act.

 

 


SAFETY LINKS

The National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement - Established in December, 2005 with funding from the September 11th Children's Fund and the National Philanthropic Trust. The Center is located at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

Ready.gov from the Department of  Homeland Security - Things you can do to prepare for the unexpected, such as assembling a supply kit and developing a family communications plan which are the same for both a natural or man-made emergency.

Red Cross - Preparing and Getting Trained - Being prepared for emergencies is crucial at home, school, work and in your community.

FEMA for Kids
- A resource for students, parents & teachers. This site teaches you how to be prepared for disasters and how you can prevent disaster damage. You can also learn what causes disasters, play games, read stories and become a Disaster Action Kid.