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Best Practices


Every school should prioritize the safety and security of its students and staff.

Any school can improve safety by:

  • Locking classroom doors during school hours
  • Controlling visitor access to campus through a single point of entry
  • Screening all campus visitors
  • Empowering all staff to activate an emergency response
  • Identifying the safest space in every classroom
  • Providing emergency covers for all classroom windows
  • Ensuring every student has a trusted adult
  • Coordinating with first responders before a campus emergency

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