Being Proactive About Student Safety and Open Communication with Parents

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A recent alleged sexual child abuse situation at a Los Angeles Unified school has many school leaders thinking about how to ensure they have strong systems in place to protect students and how to have an open conversation with their parents and a healthy environment. Chris Ferris, leader of Our Community School, decided to communicate proactively with her parents about these issues. We're sharing the text of that letter as a resource for other school leaders.