The federal school safety clearinghouse website: SchoolSafety.gov was launched February 2020. The website is a one-stop-shop of resources for Kindergarten through Grade 12 (K-12) administrators, educators, parents and law enforcement to use to prepare for and address various threats related to safety, security, and support in schools. The Federal School Safety Clearinghouse and SchoolSafety.gov were developed to fulfill one of the key recommendations from the Federal Commission on School Safety.
The website is a multi-agency effort by the Department of Justice (DOJ), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Department of Education (ED) and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
The following are some of the topics covered through the website:
- Bullying and Cyberbullying
- Mental Health
- Threat Assessment and Reporting
- School Climate
- School Security Personnel
- Emergency Planning
- Physical Security
- Training, Exercises, and Drills
- Create an Action Plan
Please share this information with your area school contacts.