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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.  

Video
School Security and Resilience Video
School Security and Resilience Video

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, October 2020

The “Active Shooter Preparedness: School Security and Resilience” video provides information geared towards educators, school resource officers, and school administrators who serve in important roles in safeguarding schools.

Guidance
Stay Safe Choices
Stay Safe Choices

Third Party, 2016

 Developmentally appropriate translation of Run, Hide, Fight for children & youth. 

Guidance
Hierarchy of Education & Training Activities
Hierarchy of Education & Training Activities

Third Party, 2016

There are many forms and methods of educating and training students and staff to respond in an emergency. The following are examples of several models, beginning with the most basic and progressing to the most advanced.

Grant
Institutional Resilience and Expanded Postsecondary Opportunity (IREPO) Program
Institutional Resilience and Expanded Postsecondary Opportunity (IREPO) Program

Department of Education, August 2020

The Institutional Resilience and Expanded Postsecondary Opportunity (IREPO) program is designed to help intuitions of higher education emerge from the Coronavirus pandemic more resilient and expand educational opportunities for students. The grants can be utilized in a variety of ways, including resuming operations, supporting students, reducing disease transmission, and developing more agile instructional delivery models for students who cannot or choose not to attend classes in person. 

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.

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