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Infectious Diseases and Public Health
Protect Your Child from COVID-19, the Flu, and Other Illnesses

Department of Health and Human Services

This webpage provides information, resources, and recommendations for parents and legal guardians to help children lower the risk of illnesses, stay healthy, and protect the people around them throughout the school year.

Targeted Violence
Averting Targeted School Violence Video

Department of Homeland Security, April 2023

This video highlights the findings and implications of the U.S. Secret Service National Threat Assessment Center's research on school violence prevention based upon the study, "Averting Targeted School Violence: A U.S. Secret Service Analysis of Plots Against Schools," which examined 67 disrupted plots against K-12 schools. It describes the thinking and behavior of the plotters, as well as their attack plans, how the plots were discovered, and how this information can be utilized to prevent violence in schools.

Infectious Diseases and Public Health

Department of Health and Human Services

This webpage provides information and resources about the norovirus, including common symptoms and prevention strategies.

Partnering to Safeguard K-12 Organizations from Cybersecurity Threats

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, January 2023

This report provides recommendations and resources to help K-12 schools and school districts address systemic cybersecurity risk. It also provides insight into the current threat landscape specific to the K-12 community and offers simple steps school leaders can take to strengthen their cybersecurity efforts.

Bullying and Cyberbullying
Tips for Teachers on Cyberbullying

Department of Education, Department of Health and Human Services and Department of Justice

This webpage provides information for teachers, school personnel, and staff to identify warning signs a child is being cyberbullied or is cyberbullying, as well as strategies to prevent and address it.

Child Exploitation
How to Talk to Youth about Human Trafficking: A Guide for Youth Caretakers and Individuals Working with Youth

Department of Homeland Security, 2020

This guide can be used by any adult who is a caretaker of a youth or individuals who work with youth through formal or informal programming. It includes information about what human trafficking is, how to recognize it among youth, tips for talking to youth about general exploitation, information about building life skills that may help prevent youth from being trafficked, and reporting options if you suspect a youth is affected by human trafficking or being exploited.

Child Exploitation
Sex Trafficking of Minors: What Schools Need to Know to Recognize and Respond to the Trafficking of Students

Department of Education, 2018

This brief provides educators with an overview of the issue of minor sex trafficking and suggests specific steps that schools can take to respond to signs of trafficking among its students. It also offers suggestions for how State Coordinators for Homeless Education and local homeless education liaisons can help guide their states’ and school districts’ efforts to address trafficking within schools.

Fact Sheet
Child Exploitation
Human Trafficking 101 for School Administrators and Staff

Department of Education and Department of Homeland Security, 2020

This resource offers a definition of human trafficking, a brief overview of who is at risk, and behavioral, physical, and social indicators of trafficking that might be observed by school personnel. It also includes the number to call to report suspected trafficking, and a reminder about the importance of engaging law enforcement in order to protect students' and staff's safety.

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