School Safety and Response Resources

School Safety and Response Resources

In response to the many questions from charter school leaders across the country regarding how to prepare for and how to respond to a crisis, WA Charters has collected resources from a variety of sources, which schools may find useful. This web page will be updated as more resources become available such as planned days of actions regarding school safety issues.

The Department of Homeland Security provides a significant number of resources on their website regarding school violence here.

School Walkouts and Days of Actions:

Addressing Trauma for Students:

The following resources highlight common reactions to trauma and ways parents and teachers can talk with children about crisis events and violence.

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Washington State Charter Schools Association

Student ambassadors at Rainier Valley Leadership Academy show off their new school to guests after the ribbon cutting 🎀 ✂️. ... See MoreSee Less

6 hours ago

Washington State Charter Schools Association

"The opportunity to serve our community is a gift and privilege."

Principal Chen, a student ambassador and a founding parent welcome guests to the ribbon cutting 🎀 ✂️and share what sets Rainier Valley Leadership Academy apart.

"RVLA will give them a chance they may not have gotten otherwise."
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6 hours ago

Washington State Charter Schools Association

Rainier Valley Leadership Academy hosted the official ribbon cutting 🎀 ✂️ to celebrate the opening of its new school building with students, staff, families and supporters! ... See MoreSee Less

To stay on top of their game, the Seattle Sounders show up at practice EVERY DAY ready to work. School is the same. If a student misses even a couple of days each month, they could miss out on critical learning, making it hard for them to catch up. #SchoolEveryDay #AttendTodayAchieveTomorrow ... See MoreSee Less

Hear what kids and families have to say about their #Washington public charter school experience. ... See MoreSee Less

Chronic absence is easily hidden by school attendance statistics. Even in a school with 95% daily attendance, 30% of the student population could be chronically absent. 😲 Do your part to make sure students #SchoolEveryDay! #AttendTodayAchieveTomorrow ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago

Washington State Charter Schools Association

Check out founding students at Impact Public Schools, hard at work on their laptops during week three! #backtoschool #charterschools #waedu ... See MoreSee Less