MAKE A REPORT

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FOR PARENTS

STOP SCHOOL VIOLENCE

You can help put an end to school violence. 

Our anonymous reporting system empowers students, teachers, communities - and parents like you - to identify and provide intervention for students at risk and threats to school safety.

 

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THE RIGHT RESOURCES, RIGHT NOW

When a safety concern is reported, a communications specialist immediately vets and relays the information to local school and law enforcement officials. They determine who should respond, and how to address the situation.

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Students often know about mental health and safety issues among their peers before adults do. Yet, feelings of anxiety or intimidation, fear of retaliation or not knowing who to talk to can keep them from sharing. Safe+Sound Iowa removes these barriers with easy, convenient, and confidential ways to report concerns.

WHERE TO LEARN MORE

A variety of resources are available to help you and your child learn more about Safe+Sound Iowa.

A PROVEN MODEL

The Safe+Sound Iowa school safety reporting system is based on successful programs from across the United States that engage students, prevent tragedy and save lives.

Iowa joins a growing list of states that are making school safety a priority, including Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Utah, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

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