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5th Edition PASS Guidelines

Partner Alliance for Safer Schools Releases 2020 Update to Safety and Security Guidelines for K-12 Schools

By Partner Alliance for Safer Schools | October 19, 2020

Fifth-Edition Guidelines Expanded to Address Evolving Security Challenges Facing Today’s Schools The Partner Alliance for Safer Schools (PASS) has released the fifth edition of its Safety and Security Guidelines for K-12 Schools, which offers the most comprehensive information available on nationwide best practices specifically for securing school facilities, from subject matter experts across the education, public safety and…

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PASS Guidelines Among Department of Justice COPS’ Recommendations for Reducing School Violence

By Partner Alliance for Safer Schools | October 1, 2020

As many schools and districts return to the classroom after months of remote learning, there is a renewed focus on school safety. Yes, a school safety strategy now includes COVID-19 related policies, but it’s mission-critical to continue to focus on physical security and preventing school violence. The Department of Justice’s Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS)…

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Caution Needed on Fever Screening Technologies

By Partner Alliance for Safer Schools | May 6, 2020

As educators across the world adapt their curricula to enable learning opportunities for students quarantined at home, those responsible for safety and security are planning for the eventual return of students to their schools. That planning now includes the challenge of protecting students, faculty and staff against the spread of infectious diseases – in particular,…

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Our Safety and Security Guidelines for K-12 Schools

The most comprehensive information available on best practices specifically for securing school facilities.