Safe Schools

Students and educators must feel safe in school to create an optimal learning and teaching environment. Creating a safer school must take into account emotional and physical safety and security, and the school building and its infrastructure plays a vital role in both areas. Incorporating advanced security technology that bolsters security to create safer schools requires modernization and new construction plans designed to help prevent, intervene, mitigate and recover from the variety natural, physical, social and technological threats to the school and community.

WHAT’S HAPPENING

On the Hill

Environmental Protection Agency: Healthy Schools, Healthy Kids

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service: School Meals-Child Nutrition Programs

Federal Emergency Management Agency: Children and Disasters Resources


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