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Welcome to Safe and Sound, your source for information, resources, and ideas for improving safety in your school community.  We are a non-profit organization, founded by parents who lost children at Sandy Hook School.  We are dedicated to empowering community members to learn how they can join hands, hearts, and minds to make schools safer.

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Inspiring Ideas

We have just introduced a collection of clever low and no-cost ideas for school safety, contributed by members of our national Safe and Sound community!

Read more about each of these ideas like this Key Control Solution in our Inspiring Ideas gallery!


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Featured Media

Michele speaks to “The Doctors” about Preparing—Not Scaring—for School Safety.

 

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Best Practice Considerations for Schools in Active Shooter and Other Armed Assailant Drills View Here

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♦Read Michele’s recent article in Techniques magazine! Read Here

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8/20/15 School Safety: One Step Forward, One Step Back

Guest Blogger, Michael Dorn, Safe Havens International Having worked in the campus safety field for nearly thirty five years, I have never seen as much time, energy and money devoted to school safety as I have since the Sandy Hook tragedy. Formal evaluations of more than 6,000 K12 schools indicate that the results of all […]

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8/10/15 Begging the Question

The Edvocate recently posted an article, School Security: Just Smoke and Mirrors?, that begs the question, “Does school security really increase safety?” As the mother of a child killed at Sandy Hook, and a national school safety advocate, I believe that whether it does or not, depends upon a few more considerations. Hardware, technology, and […]

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