In 2022, President Biden signed the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act (BSCA) to provide increased mental health services and federal funding for safe, healthy, inclusive, school environments for students, teachers, and staff.
The Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Center (REMS-TA) helps schools and community partners to prevent, mitigate, respond, and recover from emergencies. REMS-TA offers no-cost training, technical assistance, and assessments for K-12 and secondary schools.
The Best Practices Clearinghouse supports COVID-19 recovery efforts in schools via a repository of best practices and lessons learned submitted by teachers and staff; institutions of higher education; and community stakeholders.
The National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments focuses on the Education School Climate Surveys (EDSCLS) reports and research, as well as technical assistance and grants to improve school climate in schools across the country.
The Center for Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS) provides state-level and district-level technical assistance to scale and sustain multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS) in schools. MTSS helps overall school climate and provides increased levels of support for at-risk children to promote success.