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Violence Prevention

Information concerning violence prevention, safe storage of firearms, and school safety planning.

Letter from State Superintendent Thurmond Regarding Safe Storage of Firearms and School Safety and Security

Safety and Prevention Resources for Schools (PDF; Added 27-May-2022)
Resources for schools to use for violence prevention and supporting their school communities.

Template Memoranda for Safe Firearms Storage in English (DOCX)
Template Memoranda for Safe Firearms Storage in Spanish (DOCX)
Sample templates for memoranda to parents and guardians informing them of the laws in California regarding safe storage of firearms.

Safe Schools and Violence Prevention - CalEdFacts
This content is part of California Department of Education's information and media guide about education in the State of California. For similar information on other topics, visit the full CalEdFacts.

Safe Schools Planning
Information for comprehensive safe school plans, school safety issues, and best practices in prevention and intervention programs and strategies.

School Safety Resources
Resources for school personnel regarding school safety and violence prevention, useful for safe school planning and implementation.

Teen Dating Abuse Prevention
Resources concerning the prevention of teen dating abuse and technical assistance to help students make decisions about safe relationships.

Internet Safety Letter Sample (English) (DOC)
Available Translations of the Internet Safety Letter
The Sample Internet Safety Letter can be used to notify parents regarding Internet safety for students.

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Last Reviewed: Thursday, July 20, 2023
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