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Find School Safety Resources

SchoolSafety.gov provides resources, like guidance, training, and fact sheets, to help schools create and maintain a safe learning environment. 

Webpage
What Works Clearinghouse
What Works Clearinghouse

Department of Justice

This guidance provides information to administrators and teachers about existing research on programs, products, practices and policies in education, especially helpful in choosing evidence-based programs.

Webpage
Youth.gov
Youth.gov

Department of Health and Human Services

This webpage, geared towards teachers, features evidence-based programs aimed at preventing and/or reducing delinquency or other problem behaviors in young people.

Guidance
Youth Violence: Using Environmental Design to Prevent School Violence
Youth Violence: Using Environmental Design to Prevent School Violence

Department of Health and Human Services, 2016

This guidance provides an overview of how crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED) can be incorporated at schools to help manage access to all school areas and minimize opportunities for out-of-sight activities.

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