This article reports on the results of the YouthTruth Student Survey which provides data about student perceptions of safety in their schools. There was a slight variance in the results depending in whether students were referring to classrooms, the schools in general, or on school property. Certainly, there is significant room for improvement in all of these results.Source:
Linda Jacobson, Education DIVE, April 24, 2018Description:
"As schools expand efforts to incorporate more student voice in efforts to improve school climate, surveys such as these can be an important tool in creating conversations with students about how to improve their perceptions of safety. The survey report notes that students who feel unsafe or victimized at school are more likely to be at risk for risky behaviors, such as substance use or carrying weapons."Read the full article here!