The Safe Schools Action Team is pleased to submit Safe Schools Policy and Practice: An Agenda for Action, which provides a concise overview of the opinions and points of view expressed by Ontarians on the Safe Schools Act and the issue of school and community safety. [...] The recommendations contained in this report are based on a review of the Safe Schools Act, and a broad discussion of the related policies and practices which affect the safety of Ontario schools. [...] Training on the concept Successful Practices of Progressive Discipline and the applications of mitigating factors will help to ensure consistency and fairness in the application of the The Black Creek Community Health Centre is working in Act for all students. [...] An effective communications strategy is necessary to clarify the intent of the Safe Schools Act and to ensure fairness and consistency in the application of the Act. [...] More information must be shared by local schools and school boards with parents, students and the school community about the Safe Schools Act, the Ontario Code of Conduct and related board and school policies, processes and appeals.
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