Safety in the Cafeteria and Playground

January 2011
Principal;Jan/Feb2011, Vol. 90 Issue 3, p36
The article presents information for school principals on how to ensure safety in school cafeterias and on school playgrounds. It addresses issues such as student harassment, limitations to student supervision, and liability for accidents and injuries. It suggests several ways for school principals to enforce stricter safety measures, including the use of maps in supervisor assignments, training student supervisors, and communicating procedures for emergency situations.


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