Why PASS?

The Partner Alliance for Safer Schools (PASS) offers the most comprehensive information available on best practices specifically for securing school facilities, vetted extensively by experts across the education, public safety and industry sectors.

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PASS School Safety and Security Guidelines

The information, tools and insight needed to implement a tiered approach to securing and enhancing the safety of school environments based on individual needs, nationwide best practices and effective utilization of available resources.

PASS In The News: AP News – School shootings prompt more states to fund digital maps for first responders

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The PASS Guidelines are featured in an article about lockdown strategies in the latest issue of Campus Security Today magazine.

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Security Management: A Look at K-12 Security Layers and Emergency Preparedness

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The PASS Guidelines are featured in an article about lockdown strategies in the latest issue of Campus Security Today magazine.

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A Guide to Effective Lockdown Drills for K-12 Schools

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Although lockdown drills have become the norm in the U.S., with over 40 states mandating them, there’s no federal guidance on how to conduct them. Learn more about the most effective ways to conduct lockdown drills in your school and common mistakes to avoid.

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To grow the work that PASS has been doing to make schools safer and more secure, we need the support of companies and organizations like yours. Our partners include stakeholders throughout the education, public safety and industry sectors that share our vision for improving school safety.

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When it comes to keeping our kids safe, we all have a role to play. School safety has become everyone’s responsibility. The Partner Alliance for Safer Schools (PASS) is a mission-driven, research-based, non-political place for individuals to get involved in one of the most pressing issues of our time.