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Your State's Resources:

Visit your State's Department of Education web site for more school information and special services they offer!

Early Warning Timely Response: A Guide to Safe Schools
Earlier this summer, the Department of Education and Department of Justice developed a guide to help school personnel, parents, community members and others identify early indicators of troubling and potentially dangerous student behavior.

Is Your School Ready for the Children's Internet Protection Act?

The Children's Internet Protection Act is a federal law requiring each state to certify that all K-12 schools and libraries have content filtering software installed, or are planning to install content filtering software in accordance with the Children's Internet Protection Act guidelines.

Helpful Links:
» Full text of the Act
» Full text of the FCC's Rules

Also, browse the FCC's Kid's Privacy site!

Other Web Site Resources:

Bartleby Library
The site features classic 19th and 20th-century English and American literature for teachers. 

Best On The Web For Teachers
This Web site ranks teacher sites based on the referrals to the "Best On The Web For Teachers" Web site.

Keep Schools Safe
The National Association of Attorneys General and the National School Boards Association have joined together to address the problem of youth violence through their Youth Violence and School Safety Initiative. Their site provides information on safety programs and ideas for how schools and communities can reduce youth violence.

The Learning Workshop
After registering with the site, you will have various resources like an online gradebook, class address books and more.

Sites for Teachers
A list of over 200 teacher sites ranked by the number of referrals to the "Sites for Teachers" Web site.

A Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust
An overview of the people and events of the Holocaust through photos, documents, art, music and literature.

Focuses on integrating technology into the K-12 classroom.

The Virtual SchoolHouse
You'll find an alphabetical listing of sites with information ranging from aeronautics to zoology.

Looking for a job?

Would you like to see which schools are looking for teachers? Check the postings on AboutSchool.com's Teacher Careers section!

Professional Organizations:

The following professional organizations have web sites with their membership information, upcoming national and international conferences, links to relevant educational standards, links to favorite web sites:

American Library Association (ALA)

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)

Computer-Using Educators (CUE)

International Society For Technology in Education (ISTE)

National Council for Social Studies (NCSS)

National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)

National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)

North American Association of Environmental Educators (NAAEE)

Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Teaching Books:

Doris Anne Beaulieu's Easy and Inexpensive Holiday Classroom Crafts for Teachers: Four Years of Classroom Testing

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