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The purpose of this guidance document is to provide a uniform system for notifying school districts of possible threats and appropriate response actions. It is meant to provide guidelines for school officials to make informed decisions in consultation with local law enforcement and emergency personnel in the context of district and building School Safety Plans. Includes a color coded risk level system and recommended actions for schools flowchart; definitions; school safety plan review; response actions; school safety audit checklist; resources; bomb threat response instruction card; and legal citations.

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