Access Control


West Virginia District Controls Access to Campuses for Safety

West Virginia County Controls Access to Campuses for Safety

Campuses in Cabell County, West Virginia, have bolstered their safety methods to secure school entrances

Georgia District Boosts Front Entrance Security

Georgia District Boosts Front Entrance Security

“Our parents and our community trust us with 3,000 students every day, and with those students, we are there to educate them, but at the same time, our students and our staff - the number one priority is to keep them safe,” said Barry Waller, Superintendent of Toombs County Schools.



Washington District Focuses on Controlling Access to Campuses

Washington District Focuses on Controlling Access to Campuses

The vestibule will have an access button on the door itself as well as in the school office. Staff members with a building access card will be able to enter the campus, while other visitors will have to be authenticated before gaining access to student and staff areas.

Ontario Schools Test New Access Control Measures

Ontario Schools Test New Access Control Measures

Westgate Collegiate and Vocational Institute is now using a key fob entry system for interior doors. The schools already required a swipe card with the user’s photo and job title for access to exterior doors.

Minnesota High School Updates Entrance Security Following Early Morning Assault

Minnesota High School Updates Entrance Security Following Early Morning Assault

The changes to security include a new door lock schedule. All exterior doors on both the north and south campuses of the high school will be locked until 7 a.m. on school days. After 7 a.m., six entrances to the campuses will be open for students to enter, and doors will be locked again when classes start at 8:20 a.m.

North Carolina District Hardens Entrance Security

North Carolina District Hardens Entrance Security

Jones Elementary School now has a locked entryway that serves as a secure room for visitors to campus looking to be buzzed into the school. The entryway is locked off from the school itself.

Illinois School District to Upgrade Campus Entrances

Illinois School District to Upgrade Campus Entrances

“By doing the security upgrades, we are just limiting access to anyone unless they really truly need to come into the building," Pikeland School District Superintendent Paula Hawley said.

Virginia District Tests Visitor Management System

Virginia District Tests Visitor Management System

The Raptor system is operated by the school’s security monitor and checks visitor’s state-issued IDs against national sex offender databases.

Placing Protection between an Active Shooter and Victims

Placing Protection between an Active Shooter and Victims

Most people are at a loss when trying to relate to the horrors and fear associated with a school or workplace shooting.

A Better Campus Experience through Smart Cards

A Better Campus Experience through Smart Cards

Walking around college campuses and universities it is commonplace to see students walking to and from classes, studying in the library, and now playing Fortnite in the student center with their free time.

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