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Build US Schools

Public school facilities are inequitably funded. Public school districts rely heavily on local taxes to fund their buildings. On average, states fund only 18% of the cost of school construction and modernization. 12 states pay nothing. Worse, the federal government pays for less than 1%, all through FEMA. All that translates into an annual gap

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Safe and Sound Schools

Article Originally On: Our mission is to support school crisis prevention, response, and recovery, and to protect every school and every student, every day.We have always — and only — focused on school safety. We are firm in our mission and firm in our resolve, and we will continue to provide research-based education, tools,

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The Partner Alliance for Safer Schools

ORIGINALLY FOUND AT: The Partner Alliance for Safer Schools (PASS) has a singular focus: To provide school administrators, school boards and public safety and security professionals with guidelines for implementing a layered and tiered approach to securing and enhancing the safety of their school environments. Today’s school safety and security challenges are multifaceted and

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Special Edition: School Security

Dear Readers, In 2017, the Secure Schools Alliance (the Alliance) began a unique relationship with the DomPrep Journal. The goal was to raise awareness of the need to improve K-12 school security within the emergency preparedness community. Recognizing that school shootings are low-probability/high-consequence events, The Alliance has provided digital content to the journal over the

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