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.

A Year in Review: 2022 PASS Accomplishments

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We reflect on our top 5 accomplishments this year and look ahead to 2023, as we drive forward, striving to do more.

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4 Steps to Help Make Your Campus Parking Lot Safer

PASS Parking Lot Safety: Students run out of school together

When it comes to our School Safety and Security Guidelines, we organize and define topics in layers. Among them is the parking lot perimeter layer, which in many cases, is where schools experience the most safety issues. Learn more about why and how you can help make your campus parking lot safer.

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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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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.