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A Guide to Effective Lockdown Drills for K-12 Schools

By Partner Alliance for Safer Schools | February 16, 2024

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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Why Lockdown Drills Are So Important

By Partner Alliance for Safer Schools | March 21, 2022

Lockdown drills improve preparedness for students and staff. Learn more about why lockdown drills are so important and what questions you should ask about your school’s lockdown drill procedures.

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