Schools practice a lot of drills every year to keep students and staff safe and ready

MARCH 1, 2017

Image showing the various safety drills that schools must participate in each year
A fact sheet explaining safety drills for schools

You probably hear your children talk about drills at schools – fire drills, evacuation drills, relocation drills. All school districts in New York must do at least 12 drills each year with a number of other drills optional.

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read more about the drills that schools do each year.