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The Ohio Department of Education, Ohio School Safety Center and Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services collaborated to develop Ohio’s Comprehensive School Safety Framework using Ohio’s Whole Child Framework as a guide for the collaborative approach.

The school safety framework outlines recommended strategies for schools and considers programs and initiatives that schools already have in place.…

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Situational Awareness Bulletin: October TikTok Challenge

The Ohio School Safety Center (OSSC) has learned of a new October social media challenge that impacts Ohio schools and, specifically, staff and educators. 

Some TikTok users have devised a monthly list that includes various pranks or “challenges” to take place at school. For example, in recent weeks, there have been incidents of school vandalism as part of the "devious lick" challenge.

The published challenge for the month of October asks students to “…