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Ideas, news, and advice for K-12 educators and administrators to help create safe learning environments.

06 May 2022

What We Stand For

Here at Gaggle, we believe that all schools should be safe and all students should get the mental and emotional help they need. Our mission is to help...

By     Paget Hetherington
04 May 2022

The Gaggle Safety Team: The Heart of Student Safety

As our nation struggles with the crisis in youth suicide and mental health, school leaders nationwide are investing in tools and programs to help prot...

By     Paget Hetherington
15 Apr 2022

Abuse and Assault: Awareness, Support, and Prevention

Both Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) and National Child Abuse Prevention Month are observed in April, with organizations offering resources to e...

By     Lisa Railton
17 Mar 2022

Resources to Support Struggling Students

The growing crisis in adolescent mental health was deemed a national state of emergency by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Academy of...

By     Lisa Railton
17 Feb 2022

Gaggle’s Podcast: Sharing Inspiring Stories

Looking for in-depth coverage and insights on all things related to student mental health and student safety? It Takes a Village: A Gaggle Podcast fea...

By     Melanie Fortier
28 Jan 2022

Supporting Student Safety Without Compromising Data Privacy

With growing concerns about the increase in student surveillance—especially during the pandemic—and how this data is stored and used, just how secure ...

By     Lisa Railton
21 Jan 2022

National Shoot Up Your School Day: Violence Is No Joke

The 2021–22 school year has gotten off to a rough start. Students and educators alike are struggling, and it seems to be an uphill battle across the c...

By     Lisa Railton
04 Jan 2022

Why Cyberbullying Affects Girls More Than Boys

Cyberbullying can be more insidious than physical bullying because it follows kids home. With around-the-clock access to the virtual environment, it’s...

By     Gaggle
08 Dec 2021

Infographic: The State of Student Safety

Here at Gaggle, our mission is to ensure the safety and well-being of students and schools by leveraging people and technology. Gaggle analyzes studen...

By     Lisa Railton
23 Nov 2021

Harassment: What Is Gaggle Seeing?

At the close of the 2019–20 school year, we reported a decrease in incidents flagged for harassment during the early days of the pandemic. The data fr...

By     Lisa Railton

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