This new guide comes at a time when parents, students, teachers, principals, and other administrators share a very real concern about school safety. Through interesting, informative case studies and thorough explanations, this book covers the vital aspects of school safety by linking current theory and research to practice in a clear, applicable, and commonsense manner. In it, educators get a real-world approach to school leadership with an emphasis on providing a safe and orderly school that promotes student learning. The book covers legal issues as they pertain to school safety, student bullying, and sexual harassment, as well as the more recent phenomena of cyber-bullying, infectious diseases, and sexual orientation harassment. Focus questions and case studies provide additional insights into school safety, and give educators the tools they need to evaluate their own school safety efforts.