Success Stories Shine the Light on School Safety

It is important to share the ideas, strategies and technologies that work. There are first responders, school administrators, students and community members who are doing good work and are making changes that result in safer school environments. They not only develop techniques to respond to active incidents, they explore technologies and training programs to prevent potential crises.

These success stories are collected here and shared so that other schools can replicate them. What worked in one community can be tweaked by another to achieve positive results.

The stories are also available in our Sharing Ideas and Resources to Keep Our Nation’s Schools Safe! Book series.

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Story Spotlight

National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement Provides No-Cost Crisis Response and Training

Sep. 2017

Center’s experts help schools in the U.S. cope with aftermath of a tragedy.

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Indiana County Implements “One County, One Protocol”

Jun. 2017

County adopts one protocol for school safety planning with use of training video, posters, and mobile apps.

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Youth Court in Schools Project Produces Positive Results

Jun. 2017

Use of Youth Courts to address school discipline in high violence schools.

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