Administration Launches School Safety Campaign
The Biden-Harris launched an interagency back-to-school campaign initiated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in partnership with the U.S. Departments of Education (ED), Health and Human Services (HHS), and Justice (DOJ). A new clearinghouse of evidence-based practices to improve school safety serves as a cornerstone for the campaign, highlighting federal school safety resources and best practices. In announcing the Schoolsafety.gov clearinghouse, U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona stated, “We’re pairing the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act’s historic investments in school safety and student mental health and wellbeing with easily accessible information on everything from responding to cyber bullying and preventing violence to improving emergency preparedness and accessing federal grants.” Resources include a video, communications toolkit, and infographics to help schools locate and disseminate information to keep kids safe.
The clearinghouse is located here. Be sure to use the navigation at the top of the webpage to access tools and resources.