August is back to school time for many children throughout Florida and the United States. Parents are busy buying back to school clothes and supplies. Parents should also consider safety issues when putting their children back in school. Many crimes and personal injuries take place in or near schools. Parents should instruct their children as to safety issues involving bicycles, pedestrians, automobiles, and buses. In addition, parents should take an active role within the school as well. Studies have indicated that over 2 million crimes were reported on school campuses in 2005 – 2006. You can read more about the dangers in schools and safety tips at Safety Tips for Back to School.