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ODE Safe School Resources

Deputy State Superintendent Rob Saxton reminds us that as you work to review your local school safety policies and plans in light of the tragedy at Reynolds High School, please know that there are resources available to assist you. The Oregon Department of Education (ODE)’s Safe Schools Coordinator John Inglish is available to provide guidance and technical assistance to districts regarding crisis planning and response. Inglish can be reached  at or 503-947-5797. ODE also has a range of resources available on their website. Visit ODE’s crisis response/violence prevention webpage or its main safe schools webpage to learn more.