How to Design Effective Evacuation Policies for Schools | There are a number of reasons in which students are told to evacuate their school. From bomb scares to fires to active shooters, student evacuation stories are brought up in the news almost every day throughout the country. Most schools have an emergency evacuation plan in place and have a set schedule for drills to prepare students. But what happens when you actually have to use those plans?
Schools are updating their evacuation plans to move with the times of social networking, instant connectivity, and a more sensitive school culture among their students. Here are some ideas on how to design an effective evacuation policy in today’s schools.