TO: USD Superintendents
FROM: Dale M. Dennis, Deputy
Commissioner of Education
Craig Neuenswander, Director
SUBJECT: SURVEY—Student Safety/Safe Rooms
In light of tragedies resulting from natural disasters in recent years, the Governor has asked the Kansas State Department of Education for an update on student safety and school readiness. To establish a common standard for this survey, we are asking about safe rooms meeting FEMA P-361 and International Code Council Storm Shelter Standards (ICC-500)*.