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School Crime and Safety

Learn about School Crime and Safety

Find Programs and Practices related to Schools

The first step in knowing what to do is knowing what works … and what hasn’t.

Comprehensive School Safety Initiative

The Comprehensive School Safety Initiative is a research-focused initiative that brings together the nation’s best minds to increase the safety of schools nationwide.