US Department of Education. Practical Information on Crisis Planning: A Guide for Schools and Communities. May 2003. This guide is intended to give schools, districts and communities the critical concepts and components of good crisis planning, stimulate thinking about crisis preparedness and provide examples of promising practices. http://www.ed.gov/admins/lead/safety/emergencyplan/crisisplanning.pdf

Kentucky Center for School Safety: Preparing for, Responding to, and Recovering from Attacks. www.Kysafeschools.org/clear/fedcrisis.html.The Kentucky Center for School Safety has organized resources for schools to prepare for, respond and recover from crisis. Of note are the School Biological/Chemical Terrorist Response Plan which provides guidelines on responding to various threats within the schools, and the Kentucky Emergency Management Guide, an indepth guide on how implement emergency management frameworks.

Early Warning, Timely Response: A Guide to Safe Schools http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/osep/gtss.html. This report from the Department of Education tells what to look for and what to do to prevent violence, when to intervene and get help for troubled students, and how to respond when violent situations occur. This includes an action planning checklist for school personnel.

Parent Resource Center: School-wide emergencies. Includes a parent checklist and sample policies.