Resources

The National Center for School Safety offers evidence-based resources with topic area expert input. Our resources provide school safety practitioners with the information, tools, and support they need to implement school safety plans, leverage best practices, and address implementation issues in their school community. 

Resources are available online as clearinghouses, grant solicitations, podcasts, publications, toolkits & guides, and videos.

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2023 STOP Solicitation

The 2023 Students, Teachers, Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence grant solicitations are provided through three agencies: the BJA, the COPS Office, and the OJJDP.
TopicCapacity Building
 Grant Solicitations

A Quick Guide to School Safety Data Visualization

This guide brings together resources that explain how to collect and interpret school safety data, as well as translate it into effective data visualizations.
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TopicComprehensive School Safety Plans
Crisis TimelinePrevention Planning
AudienceSchool Personnel
 Toolkits & Guides

Social Emotional Learning at a Glance

This brief at-a-glance synopsis of Social Emotional Learning (SEL) provides an overview of what SEL is and is not, and it's benefits to school climate and safety initiatives.
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TopicSchool Climate
Crisis TimelinePrevention Planning
AudienceParents & Families, School Personnel
 Toolkits & Guides

Metropolitan District Tests Various School-Based Mental Health Services

An NIJ-funded assessment of the relative benefits of broader mental health services yields mixed results, underscoring implementation challenges.
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TopicMental Health
AudienceMental Health Professionals, School Personnel
TYPEReports
 Publications

Synthesizing Knowledge On Equity And Equity-Based School Safety Strategies

This publication from the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) provides an overview of the literature on school safety in the United States, with a focus on equity.
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TopicSchool Climate
AudienceSchool Personnel
TYPEReports
 Publications