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Title: Emergency Management: Status of School Districts' Planning and Preparedness PDF
Url: http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d07821t.pdf
Publisher: United States. Government Accountability Office
Description: There has been a great deal of unease about how well schools might be prepared for any number of emergency situations. The General Accounting Office (GAO) released this paper on the status of school districts' planning and preparedness. The 25-page document was released in May 2007, and t while the report features some positive findings, all of the news is not good. The findings were based on interviews with federal officials and a number of surveys with state agencies that administer school emergency management grants and public school districts. Within the report, readers will learn that fewer than half of the districts with emergency plans involve community partners. Additionally, 62 percent of districts surveyed noted that there were significant challenges that stemmed from a lack of equipment and training for staff.
LC Classification: Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Education -- Special topics, A-Z -- Management, School. School administration
Education -- Theory and practice of education -- School administration and organization -- General -- School safety
Education -- Theory and practice of education -- School administration and organization -- General -- School safety -- School crisis management
Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry -- Psychiatry -- Therapeutics. Psychotherapy -- Crisis intervention. Hospital emergency services
Social sciences -- Finance -- Banking -- Bank management -- Other topics, A-Z -- Crisis management. Emergency management
GEM Subject: Health
Social studies
Social studies -- Current events/issues
Health -- Technology
Health -- Safety
Social studies -- Human behavior
Date Issued: 2007-05-17
Resource Type: Cases
Charts and Diagrams
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Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: pdf
Audience: Administrators
College/University Instructors
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Higher Education
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Primary Education
Professional Formation
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Postgrad
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2007-07-14 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2013-08-01 13:50:14 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Archives  Scout Archives
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