Safe, Orderly and Healthy Schools Resources

The American Federation of Teachers-West Virginia (AFT-WV) passed safe schools legislation in March 2008. By conducting a case study examining the event and the circumstances surrounding it, this report reveals the strategies AFT-WV employed to ensure successful passage of the legislation. This report also highlights the ways in which the union can achieve power. (June 2009)
This is the second report from the Building Minds, Minding Buildings campaign. It provides information to arm our affiliates in their efforts to promote green school construction and maintenance, and outlines the AFT's recommendations for building or renovating healthy, high performing schools. (January 2009)
Post these colorful posters in your school's staff lounge, on the union bulletin board or wherever else is appropriate. Contact the AFT for bulk pricing. Print size is 24" x 18"(June 2008)
Tips for school secretaries on handling student discipline issues. (2007)
Tips for school bus drivers on handling school discipline issues. (2007)
This report provides an overview of the condition of schools, the affect of those conditions on the ability of students to learn and staff to do their jobs; and outlines action for the AFT and our affiliates at the national, state and local level. (December 2006)
Here are some specific tips that can help you establish, maintain or restore order in the classroom, many of which can be used on the school bus, the playground, or any other place where school employees supervise students. (1999)