Below are State Education Department memos relevent to recent changes to State Education Law Sections 2801-a (School Safety Plans) and 807 (1-a) (Fire and Emergency Drills).

  • May 19, 2016 - Provides a summary of the significant changes to Education Law Sections 2801-a and 801 (1-a).
  • June 6, 2016 - Memo regarding the Board of Regents approving as an emergency action amendments to section 155.17 of Commissioner's Regulations in response to changes to State Education Law 2801-a.
  • August 12, 2106 - Guidance from SED on legislative changes to School Emergency Response Planning, including a link to a frequently asked questions document and resources to develop mental health training programs.

PDF iconMay 19 2016 SED Memo.pdf

PDF iconJune 6 2016 SED Memo.pdf

PDF iconAug 12 2016 SED Memo.pdf