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The Safe Schools Against Violence in Education Act (SAVE)

The New York State Education Department is committed to promoting safe learning environments where students and teachers work collaboratively in pursuit of academic excellence and social and emotional growth. The information on this page provides safety resources and guidance to school officials about the Safe Schools Against Violence in Education (SAVE) Act related to:

You will also find resources related to school safety and school climate on the New York State Center for School Safety (CFSS) website.  The CFSS is a contracted technical assistance center of the NYS Education Department that provides professional development, technical assistance and direct support to school and district personnel and parents and students in creating and maintaining safe and healthy learning environments for all New York State students.


Memos and Guidance

Codes of Conduct

Fingerprinting Regulations

Workplace Violence Prevention