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.

The Role of Vape Sensors in Prevention Efforts to Address the Epidemic of Student E-Cigarette Use 

The U.S. Surgeon General declared youth e-cigarette use to be a public health epidemic in 2018. As but one of many examples of how pervasive and damaging the youth e-cigarette epidemic has been to our nation’s K12 schools, the 2019 National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS) found that 27.5% of high school students (4.11 million) and 10.5% of middle school students (1.24 million) self-reported being current e-cigarette users.

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Welcome Jeremy Gulley, Our New PASS Board and Advisory Council Member

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Meet our newest PASS leader, Jeremy Gulley. Learn more about him and how he used the PASS Guidelines to improve safety and security in his school district.

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Don’t Fall Victim to Ransomware: Cybersecurity Best Practices to Follow Now

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Cybersecurity threats such as ransomware attacks are a growing concern for K-12 schools nationwide. Learn how to protect your campus with insights from cybersecurity expert, Will Knehr.

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Ready to Support the Work of PASS?

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.