BOARD OF EDUCATION
SAFETY & SECURITY
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Ohio's 133rd General Assembly enacted House Bill 123, the "Safety and Violence Education Students (SAVE Students) Act," regarding school security and youth suicide awareness education and training.
The state legislation calls for a comprehensive approach to school safety involving the Ohio departments of Education, Public Safety, Mental Health and Addiction Services, and Attorney General’s Office. Visit the Ohio Department of Education’s website regarding this law and its requirements.
This law requires school districts to provide:
1 hour of training in Social Isolation using an evidence based program for every student in grades 6-12 every year;
1 hour of training in Safety Training and Violence Prevention using an evidence based program for every student in grades 6-12 every year; and
1 hour of training in Suicide Awareness and Prevention using an evidence based program for every student in grades 6-12 every year.
Please read this HB123 Introduction Letter for more information
Here is a breakdown of how Edgewood will implement these requirements:
Questions and Opt-Out Information
Parents and guardians have the right to opt out of any or all of the activities required by this law. Please complete this form to opt out of activities required by the SAVE Students Act.
If you have any questions or concerns about these requirements or Edgewood's implementation of the requirements, please contact John Cecere, Director of Social and Emotional Learning.
Edgewood Safety & Violence Education: Information Night
Please join Mr. Cecere for an information night regarding House Bill 123 on Wednesday, September 27, 2023 at 6:00pm in the EHS Heritage Hall. Click HERE for more information!