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

By Kara Klein | February 13, 2020

SchoolSafety.gov – the new school safety website from four U.S. federal government agencies – highlights the Partner Alliance for Safer Schools’ guidelines. 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…

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Exploring School Security 20 Years After Columbine

By Kara Klein | September 20, 2019
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School is back in session, and in the 20 years after the tragic shooting at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, there have been many other incidents in schools across the country and schools are still challenged to effectively protect students, faculty, staff and visitors. Partner Alliance for Safer Schools (PASS) Chairman Guy Grace, who…

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PASS Guidelines Recognized by State, Federal School Safety Commissions

By Mark Williams | March 8, 2019

Over the past few months, the PASS Safety and Security Guidelines for K-12 Schools have been recognized by policymakers and subject matter experts at the state and federal levels. One of several key recommended uses for the guidelines is to assist in the establishment of recommendations as many communities seek to establish baseline standards or…

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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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Fourth-Edition Guidelines Expanded to Address Growing Security Challenges Facing Today’s Schools 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…

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