"This clear, concise, practical manual is full of direction, research, and recent resources to tackle safety issues and is a must read for individuals creating a proactive plan to support a safe and positive learning environment."
--Lori L. Lamb, President 2008-2013, National Alternative Education Association (NAEA)
"Franklin Schargel once again presents a straightforward, no-nonsense look into the hard issues that must be faced to promote a safe and secure learning environment for our children. This book is a user-friendly source of data, ideas, and resources for educators and communities at large."
--Marie Sobers, Teacher Intern Supervisor, George Mason University
"Creating Safe Schools is filled with facts, figures, and tables to help understand the complexities of creating safe schools while dealing with the sensitive issues. The book offers 'tips from the trenches' with practical suggestions and strategies to help school administrators, teachers, parents, and students create safe schools."
--Stephen Sroka, President of Health Education Consultants and Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University
Franklin P. Schargel is an internationally recognized expert, keynote presenter, and training specialist on school dropout prevention. His career spans thirty-three years of classroom teaching and counseling, as well as eight years of supervision and administration.