School Violence Awareness

 

School Violence Awareness

October 19-23

 

In Accordance with the New Jersey School Association (18A:36-5.1) all public school districts, charter schools, Renasissance school projects and approved private school for students with disabilities are required to annually designate the third week in October as School Violence Awareness Week. School districts observe this week by providing age-appropriate instruction to discuss methods for keeping schools safe from violence, to consider school safety and security plans, and to learn how to recognize students in need of help.