State law encourages districts to implement building risk or hazard assessment protocols.
92 Nebraska Administrative Code 10-011. Accreditation of Schools
011 School Environment. 011.01 Quality Indicator: The school facilities and the general environment are safe, orderly, and supportive of quality learning for all students. A positive atmosphere for learning supports and reflects the work of students. AOuESTT Tenet: All students experience success through a continuous improvement process that builds student, parent/guardian/family and community engagement in order to enhance educational experiences and opportunities for all students. 011.01A Each school system maintains safe, healthful, and sanitary conditions within the school building(s) and on the school grounds and meets fire, safety, and health codes. 011.01C Each school system has a school safety and security committee which includes representatives of faculty, parents, and the community. The committee meets at least annually to prepare and/or review safety and security plans and procedures, including emergency plans and procedures. 011.01D The school system’s safety and security plan(s) are reviewed annually by one or more persons not on the local school system safety committee and not an employee of the school system. This review will include a visit to school buildings to analyze plans, policies, procedures, and practices and provide recommendations. Any recommendations made as a result of the analysis are forwarded to the head administrator and to the school safety and security committee to be considered in making revisions to the plan. 011.01E Each school system has a seclusion and restraints policy approved by the school board or local governing body. 011.01F Each school system shall develop and adopt a policy concerning bullying prevention and education for all students. The school system shall review the policy annually. 011.01G Pursuant to79-2,141 (2) R.R.S., each school district shall develop and adopt a specific policy to address incidents of dating violence involving students at school. This policy shall include a statement that dating violence will not be tolerated.
Nebraska Revised Statutes 79-2,144. State school security director; duties.
The state school security director appointed pursuant to section 79-2,143 shall be responsible for providing leadership and support for safety and security for the public schools. Duties of the director include, but are not limited to: (3) Conducting an assessment of the security of each public school building, which assessment shall be completed by August 31, 2019.