Each year, more than 200,000 children go to U.S. hospital emergency rooms with injuries associated with playground equipment. Use this simple checklist to help make sure your school playground is a safe place to play.
These action steps will show how parents and students can help be a part of a school's effort to create an orderly, respectful environment.
Too many of our young people are caught up in conflicts every day that they do not know how to manage -- teasing, jealousy, and physical aggression. Teaching youth how to manage conflict in a productive way can help reduce incidents of violent behavior.
Like most parents, you probably have rules for how your children should deal with strangers, and how far from home they're allowed to travel. It's important to make similar rules for your children's Internet use and to be aware of their online activities.
Family involvement is important. Are you doing your best to help with homework, improve test-taking, & support your gifted child? Also, learn what to do when your teen fails.