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

For standards and guidance on submitting a resource to SchoolSafety.gov and to access the resource submission form, please see here.  

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Report
Threat Assessment and Reporting
Mass Attacks in Public Spaces

Department of Homeland Security, August 2020

This report, the third in a yearly series, provides an analysis of mass attacks that occurred in public spaces in the United States between January and December 2019. 

Guidance
Infectious Diseases and Public Health
Strengthening School Communities for a Safe, Supportive Return: Part 2

Department of Health and Human Services, May 2021

This Virtual Learning Session is designed to support school and district leaders, educators, student support personnel and other professionals to promote safe, supporting learning environments throughout a variety of in-person, virtual, and hybrid learning situations. 

Guidance
Infectious Diseases and Public Health
Behavioral Health Impacts During & After COVID-19

Department of Health and Human Services, April 2021

New information about the youth mental health crisis, as well as additional recommendations and considerations to keep in mind for schools bringing students back to in person learning in a way that prioritizes everyone's mental health and wellness. 

Webpage
Infectious Diseases and Public Health
Back to School During COVID-19

Department of Health and Human Services, August 2021

Resources from SAMHSA designed to address mental health and resiliency in school settings as students prepare for back to school during a pandemic.

Guidance
Infectious Diseases and Public Health
Improving Ventilation in Schools, Colleges, and Universities to Prevent COVID-19

Department of Education, August 2021

This resource helps schools improve their ventilation systems to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and provide healthy learning environments. It outlines how American Rescue Plan funds can be used to improve indoor air quality and is part of the Department of Education’s efforts to support schools as they prepare to welcome students back to in-person learning this fall.

Guidance
Infectious Diseases and Public Health
Return to School Roadmap

Department of Education, August 2021

A guide for K-12 school and communities for the 2021-2022 school year. 

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