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A Comprehensive Approach to Youth Violence Prevention
The SS/HS Initiative is a unique Federal grant-making program designed to prevent violence and substance abuse among our Nation's youth, schools, and communities.
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National Cross-Site Evaluation Shows that SS/HS is Working!
National Cross-Site Evaluation Shows that SS/HS is Working!
Federal programs stress performance-based outcomes, valid and reliable data, addressing important problems, ensuring efficiency and fiscal responsibility, reducing burden on federal staff and grantees, and developing and disseminating useful solutions and recommendations. The National Evaluation Team (NET) has been conducting the SS/HS national cross-site evaluation, indicating that the SS/HS Initiative is, in fact, meeting these goals. Read how these encouraging results stress the need for ongoing coordination at all levels of the Initiative to continue to ensure safer schools and healthier students.
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White House Says Community-Based SS/HS Effective Model to Counter Violent Extremism
White House Says Community-Based SS/HS “Effective Model… to Counter Violent Extremism”
The White House recently released a report citing the Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiative as one of three model programs that uses a community approach to prevent violence.
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Show Me How Video Is Available
Show Me How is an award-winning 90-second video “commercial” for the SS/HS Initiative. Using cutting-edge techniques taken from music videos and original music performed by 11- to 13-year old young people, Show Me How depicts the challenges facing youth in our communities and the successful solutions provided by SS/HS. View it here
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Report Shows that the Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiative Can Reduce Violence and Promote Safer Schools
In the wake of several recent highly-publicized stories about violence among school-aged children, a new report shows that school districts participating in the Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiative substantially improved the safety of their students. 
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Web Site Awards
The Federal partners are proud to announce that this Web site has received several awards of distinction for quality and service to the public.
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Spotlight on Success
Some Featured Communities Across the Country that are Making a Difference.
- Canton, OH
- Chester County, SC
- Tempe, AZ
- Mount Vernon, NY
- Round Rock, TX
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Last Updated on 8/29/2012