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

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Guidance
Joint Guidance on the Application of FERPA and HIPAA to Student Health Records
Joint Guidance on the Application of FERPA and HIPAA to Student Health Records

Department of Education and Department of Health and Human Services, December 2019

The U.S. Department of Education and the Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released updated joint guidance addressing the application of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy Rule to records maintained on students. 

Webpage
Ready Kids
Ready Kids

Federal Emergency Management Agency

This website provides emergency planning resources, tools, and information to help kids prepare for emergency-related events.

Webpage
BE BEST Initiative
BE BEST Initiative

The White House, May 2018

The mission of BE BEST is to focus on some of the major issues facing children today, with the goal of encouraging children to BE BEST in their individual paths, while also teaching them the importance of social, emotional, and physical health. BE BEST will concentrate on three main pillars: well-being, online safety, and opioid abuse.

Virtual Training Program
Stop the Bleed
Stop the Bleed

Department of Homeland Security

Stop the Bleed is a national awareness campaign and call-to-action. Stop the Bleed is intended to cultivate grassroots efforts that encourage bystanders to become trained, equipped, and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives.

Guidance
TRIPwire- IED Incident Information-Sharing Portal
TRIPwire- IED Incident Information-Sharing Portal

Department of Homeland Security

The Technical Resource for Incident Prevention (TRIPwire) is the Department of Homeland Security’s 24/7 online, collaborative information-sharing and resource portal for bomb squads, emergency responders, military personnel, government officials, intelligence analysts, private sector security professionals, and critical infrastructure owners and operators.

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