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CDC Information and Resources on the Flu for the K-12 Community

Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show early increases in seasonal influenza (flu) activity nationwide. The CDC offers information, materials, and tools for school administrators, teachers, staff, and parents to help reduce the spread of seasonal flu. Learn More

Protect Against Ransomware, Cyber Threats This Holiday Season

Malicious cyber actors have often taken advantage of holidays to infiltrate networks and systems, including against K-12 schools. Leading up to and during the holiday season, K-12 schools and districts are encouraged to implement best practices and mitigations to reduce their risk to ransomware and other cyberattacks. Find resources for K-12 schools at StopRansomware.gov, and learn more about the simple steps school communities can take to reduce their cybersecurity risk posture in this one-pager. Learn More

Upcoming Opportunities

Learn about upcoming events, grants, and other opportunities for your school or district.

Discover upcoming school safety events and grants below to help support your school’s or school district’s safety efforts.

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Grants

January
27

Mental Health Services Professional Demonstration Grant Program
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February
27

Project School Emergency Response to Violence (SERV)
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Events

December
8

Navigating Mature and Emerging IAQ Technologies in Your Schools for COVID and Beyond
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January
9

Becoming a Trauma-Informed School Webinar Series: The Fundamentals of Trauma
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Grants Finder Tool

Grants Finder Tool

Use the Grants Finder Tool to find applicable funding opportunities to help keep your school community safe.

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State Search Tool

State Search Tool

Discover your state’s school safety programs and regional contacts from federal agencies. These contacts and programs can be a resource to you as you build your school safety plan.

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Resource Search

Resource Search

Find resources, like guidance, training, or fact sheets, that are vetted by SchoolSafety.gov.

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Safety Readiness Tool

Safety Readiness Tool

Identify the efforts you’re taking to address the foundational elements of school safety. Get a personalized action plan with next steps and resources for your school to consider.

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