FEMA. (n.d.). NIMS implementation activities for schools and higher education.
This document explains the requirement for all K-12 schools and higher education institutions receiving Federal preparedness monies through the U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and/or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to support the implementation of NIMS.
Nowicki, J. M. (2016). Emergency Management. GAO Reports, 1–50.
This resource is based on a 2015 survey that revealed that only 32 of 51 state education departments required school districts to have an EOP in place. Figure 5 on page 20 provides a map with the State-Reported Requirements for School District and School Emergency Operations Plans.
REMS Technical Assistance Center. (n.d.). State emergency management resources.
This resource provides state-level information related to school and higher ed safety and emergency management. This is a good resource, but users should use this as a guide and verify the information independently.