Links

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All of the following links are to websites with free information and resources that have been helpful in our terrorism research.

U.S. Department of Education
Download the U.S.D.O.E. publication Practical Information on Crisis Planning: A Guide for Schools and Communities (a great introductory resource for school crisis/emergency planning) here: https://www2.ed.gov/admins/lead/safety/crisisplanning.html

Federal Emergency Management Agency Independent Study Courses
This program includes a wide range of independent study courses on emergency management topics. While these are not focused directly on schools, the concepts discussed in the textbooks are vital to understanding and planning for crises from an emergency management standpoint. Some courses are also available for college credit transfer. https://training.fema.gov/is/

School Transportation News Security Blog
Blogs on assorted school bus safety topics including information about terrorism law and training updates and news coverage of school bus terrorism. https://stnonline.com/blogs/

Institute for Counter Terrorism – Herzliya (Israel) – A great source for articles and research on terrorism:
“ICT is a research institute and think tank dedicated to developing innovative public policy solutions to international terrorism. The Policy Institute applies an integrated, solutions-oriented approach built on a foundation of real world and practical experience.” http://www.ict.org.il/

RAND Terrorism information page
One of the most exhaustive terrorism databases available. https://www.rand.org/topics/terrorism.html

National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism
A university-based research center committed to the scientific study of the causes and human consequences of terrorism in the United States and around the world. https://www.start.umd.edu/