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About empowers districts, schools, and parents to improve safety and security.

Launched in 2020, is a collaborative, interagency website created by the Federal government to provide schools and districts with actionable recommendations to create safe and supportive learning environments for students and educators. The site serves as a one-stop access point for information, resources, guidance, and evidence-based practices on a range of school safety topics. Through the site, members of the kindergarten through grade 12 (K-12) academic community can also use tools to prioritize school safety actions, find applicable resources and funding opportunities, connect with state and local school safety officials, and develop school safety plans. is the public-facing vehicle of the Federal School Safety Clearinghouse (Federal Clearinghouse on School Safety Evidence-Based Practices), an interagency effort among the Departments of Education, Health and Human Services, Homeland Security, and Justice. The Clearinghouse serves as an ongoing and coordinated effort that includes regular interagency review of evidence-based content and recommended best practices to keep schools safe, as well as the curation and distribution of resources, guidance, and tools for school communities across the country.

Watch the animated video below to learn more about the resources available through This brief video includes information on’s topic areas, unique tools, and the ways schools and districts can use the site to create safe, positive, and supportive learning environments. Disclaimer 

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Department of Education (ED), U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) do not endorse any individual, enterprise, product, or service.  DHS, ED, DOJ, and HHS do not mandate or prescribe practices, models, or other activities described on this website. DHS, ED, DOJ, and HHS do not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of any information outside of those respective Departments, and the opinions expressed in any of these materials do not necessarily reflect the positions or policies of DHS, ED, DOJ, and HHS. Implementation of the options for consideration identified on this website is purely voluntary, and a decision not to implement these voluntary measures will not result in any enforcement action. Reference on this website to any specific option for consideration does not constitute endorsement of that option. is not intended to, and does not, create any legal rights. Do not use this website to report incidents or threats of school violence. Incidents or threats of school violence should be reported directly to your local law enforcement agency or by dialing 911.

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