The Secure Schools Alliance develops reports, issue briefs and fact sheets to inform discussions and research on school safety and security. Explore below.
Issue Briefs for K-12 Learning Institutions and Law Enforcement
Stakeholders throughout the community have important support roles to play in school preparedness and security, and can help further the conversation about improving security standards. Read more.
The physical security of schools is not just critical to protecting against all types of incidents of school violence, it is an integral part of promoting healthy learning environments for America’s children. Read more.
The Alliance’s review of what is needed to create a federal comprehensive strategy for school safety and security and the federal partnerships between the Departments of Education, Justice, Homeland Security and the FCC that can advance the effort. Read more.
Some classroom barricade devices can impede egress and may not be operable by small children or people with certain disabilities. The use of security devices that do not comply with the requirements of the life safety codes can delay or prevent building occupants from exiting. Read more.