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Early Warning, Timely Response: A Guide to Safe Schools (PDF Download) produced by the US Department of Education's Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, offers research-based practices designed to assist school communities identify these warning signs early and develop prevention, intervention and crisis response plans.
Florida Department of Education Haiti Relief Efforts — This website provides resources compiled by the Florida Department of Education and Florida’s Emergency Operations Center team that includes the Department of Children and Families and Department of Health.
Guide for Developing High-Quality School Emergency Operations Plans (PDF Download) is one of three guides released June 18, 2013 by the White House. (The other two are for institutions of higher education and houses of worship and can be downloaded from These guides align and build upon years of emergency planning work by the Federal government and are the first joint product of DHS, DOJ, ED, and HHS on this critical topic. Schools can use this guide to create new plans as well as to revise and update existing plans and align their emergency planning practices with those at the national, state, and local levels.
Hurricane Outreach — Developed by the Student Support Services Project, this page provides downloadable documents and links to a number of online resources.
National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center — Sponsored by the White House Council on Youth Violence, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and Federal partners working on youth violence, this site is a resource for professionals, parents, and youth working to prevent violence committed by and against young people.
Responding to Tragedy is an annotated list of websites with resources for understanding and coping with tragedy.
Safeguarding Our Children: An Action Guide (PDF Download) is the companion piece to the Early Warning Timely Response: A Guide to Safe Schools.
Threat Assessment: Predicting and Preventing School Violence — Fact Sheet on the National Association of School Psychologists' website.