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    Combating Cyberharassment at K-12 Schools

    With students increasing their time spent online and on smartphones, the opportunity for harassment also increases. This blog highlights some forms of cyberharassment to look out for as well as tips to combat its effects.

    Icon Checklist: Administering Medications in K-12 Schools

    Many students need to take medication throughout the school day for a variety of medical reasons. However, this practice can also pose a variety of risks—from the repercussions of incorrect or missed dosages to improper prescription medication storage. Use this checklist to ensure your process for administering medication considers and mitigates all risk factors.


    Provide Suicide Prevention Training at K-12 Schools

    Recent legislation passed in 11 states requires suicide prevention training for faculty, staff, and students (in some states) for elementary and secondary students. United Educators recommends schools consider implementing such training, regardless of whether your state requires it. Use the suggestions in this Insights blog to shape or assess your training program.

    Large Loss Report 2019

    The Large Loss Report 2019 summarizes major damage awards and settlements of more than $250,000 that affected schools, colleges, and universities in 2018. The most frequent and costliest cases involved sexual abuse claims, many of which had multimillion-dollar settlements in the wake of the #MeToo movement. Educational institutions can use this report to assess their risk management practices and insurance coverage.

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