Guidelines & Resources

PASS Guidelines and Resources are tools for objective analysis by school officials, community stakeholders, and solutions providers for assessing and prioritizing of school safety and security needs.

All of the following resources are free as part of PASS’ mission to improve school safety and security.

The PASS School Safety and Security Guidelines

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

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School Security Checklist

Use this comprehensive list of the best practices detailed in the PASS Guidelines to assess which are in place, and which may need to be implemented by your school or district.

Position on Barricade Devices

PASS released a position statement on use of classroom barricade devices, a important question currently under debate in several jurisdictions across the country.