Wisconsin's DPI issues framework to improve school safety

Thursday, May 1, 2014

To ensure Wisconsin schools remain safe environments for learning, the Department of Public Instruction announced a new framework Monday to improve school safety.

The framework calls for action in four areas of of school safety: mental health, climate and culture, physical environment and school administrative policies and procedures, according to a statement from DPI.

“We know that mental health issues, bullying, substance abuse and other risky behaviors impair schooling for too many of our kids,” State Superintendent Tony Evers said in the statement. “This work provides guidance for improving the school environment so all students can graduate college and career ready.”

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