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ERIC Number: ED498806
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jan
Pages: 132
Abstractor: ERIC
Practical Information on Crisis Planning: A Guide for Schools and Communities. Revised
US Department of Education
Taking action now can save lives, prevent injury, and minimize property damage in the moments of a crisis. The importance of reviewing and revising school and district plans cannot be underscored enough. This guide helps in navigating this process by giving schools, districts, and communities the critical concepts and components of good crisis planning, stimulate thinking about the crisis preparedness process, and provide examples of promising practices. Contents include: (1) Introduction; (2) Mitigation/Prevention; (3) Preparedness; (4) Response; (5) Recovery; and (6) Closer Looks. Appendices present: (A) Resources; (B) Emergency School Safety, Planning, Response, and Recovery Meeting Participants; and (C) Crisis Planning Interview Participants. Each section includes action checklists. (Contains 2 exhibits.) [This document was produced by the Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, US Department of Education.]
US Department of Education. Available from: ED Pubs. P.O. Box 1398, Jessup, MD 20794-1398. Tel: 877-433-7827; Fax: 301-470-1244; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Community
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC.; Westat, Inc., Rockville, MD.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A