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In the News: Uvalde school’s classroom doors lacked a basic security feature—and it’s missing across America

By Partner Alliance for Safer Schools | August 19, 2022

A recent NBC News article details how the classroom doors at Robb Elementary could not be locked from the inside. Learn more.

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AP News: Uvalde shooting highlights role of doors in security plans

By Partner Alliance for Safer Schools | June 3, 2022

PASS Co-founder Chuck Wilson was featured in a recent AP News article discussing the role of doors in security plans. Learn more.

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Campus Safety: How a School District Collaborated with Local Fire to Build Emergency Ops Center

By Partner Alliance for Safer Schools | May 31, 2022

A recent Campus Safety article features Center Grove Community School Corporation and its partnership with two local fire departments to build an emergency ops center. Learn more.

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PASS Issues Statement on Classroom Door Barricade Devices

By Partner Alliance for Safer Schools | January 21, 2022
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In late 2021, the Partner Alliance for Safer Schools (PASS) released a statement on classroom door barricade devices, which shares details on why using these devices provides a false perception of safety.

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PASS K-12 School Safety & Security Guidelines Endorsed by SchoolSafety.gov

By Kara Klein | February 13, 2020

SchoolSafety.gov – the newly launched school safety website from the U.S. departments of Education, Health & Human Services, Homeland Security and Justice – features the Partner Alliance for Safer Schools (PASS) school security guidelines as a recommended resource for developing and implementing plans for physical security in schools.

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Exploring School Security 20 Years After Columbine

By Kara Klein | September 20, 2019
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Partner Alliance for Safer Schools (PASS) Chairman Guy Grace, who serves as director of security and emergency planning at Littleton Public Schools, was featured in Mediaplanet’s September 2019 School Readiness campaign sharing key school security and safety lessons we have learned since Columbine.

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Partner Alliance for Safer Schools Releases New Safety and Security Guidelines for K-12 Schools

By Kara Klein | December 5, 2018
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The Partner Alliance for Safer Schools (PASS) has released the fourth edition of its Safety and Security Guidelines for K-12 Schools, which provides school administrators, school boards and public safety and security professionals with guidelines for implementing a layered and tiered approach to securing and enhancing the safety of school environments.

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