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CDC’s New Interactive School Ventilation Tool

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention created this interactive tool to show how particle levels change as you adjust ventilation settings in your school. Good ventilation, along with other preventive actions, can help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Learn More

SAMHSA Shares Resources to Address Trauma

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration-funded National Child Traumatic Stress Network has developed a range of resources to help children, families, educators, and communities address trauma after events of mass violence. Access the Resources

2022 School Pulse Panel Data Shows Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Schools

A new survey from the National Center for Education Statistics found that 70 percent of public schools reported that the percentage of students who have sought mental health services increased since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The survey also revealed data on the ability of schools to effectively provide mental health services to all students in need as well as the implementation of social and emotional health programs. 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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Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant
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American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief
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Promoting School Preparedness, Community Resilience, and Recovery in the Face of Adversity: Part 2 - Improving Readiness
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Improving Air Quality in Schools Webinar
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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

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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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