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Safe School Year Tips

What's new in school? African American father and his daughter walking trough city park.

What's new in school? African American father and his daughter walking trough city park.

With a new school year comes many safety considerations. Here are some ways you can help keep your child safe while going to and from school, and during their day.

Safety tips during the school day

During this pandemic, many children are concerned about staying safe and healthy. Have a two-way conversation about how your child is feeling, and help them to adopt some coping strategies, such as wearing a mask, washing or sanitizing their hands frequently, and following their teacher’s advice. Remind them that many people are working hard to keep everyone safe, and that they can always talk to their teacher or you if they are anxious.

Outside of pandemic considerations, the following tips will help to keep your child healthy and safe at school.

Safety tips for walking to school

 It’s recommended that you or a trusted adult walk your child to school if they’re younger than 10 years old. Walking to school with other children can also add extra safety.

Safety tips when driving to school

Safety tips for the school bus

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recommends you teach your child the “SAFE” acronym for bus safety:

 

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