Allegion is dedicated to showing our support by offering information on school safety to parents, educators and administrators. We recognize that school safety is about more than physical security. Learn more about violence statistics, how to improve your school's security, leverage tools and resources to help enhance security, safety and response programs.
The statistics can be frightening and sobering:
Yet significant progress is being made in school systems nationwide to ensure that schools are safe, productive centers of learning. Central to those efforts are comprehensive, effective, creative safe school plans—plans that are well conceived and thoroughly implemented.
The National School Safety Center, sponsor of America's Safe Schools Week, offers 13 primary strategies to help inform, persuade, and integrate school safety and public opinion.
*[2007, Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention].**[2007, Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention].***Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2009- Key Findings (2007-08 school year**** www.schoolsafety.us/safe-schools-week