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Several Georgia High School Students Face Criminal Charges After Distributing False Threats

Multiple students responsible for spreading “falsified, and in some cases doctored,” social media posts referencing a threat to North Cobb High School this week have been identified and will face criminal charges.

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Snapchat Threat Causes Parents to Keep Children at Home

A threatening snap sent out over the weekend to high school students has parents uneasy about sending their children to the Virginia high school.



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Texas High School Increases Security Following Social Media Threat

Duncanville High School enhanced its security measures on Monday after two students were put in police custody for making a threat against the school on Sunday.

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Florida Schools to Receive Millions in Safety Grants from Justice Department

The Department of Justice awarded more than $85.3 million in safety grants to bolster school security—including funding to educate and train students and faculty—and support first responders who arrive on the scene of a school shooting or other violent incident.

Parents in Florida Team Up to Create a School Safety Reporting App

Parents in Florida Team Up to Create a School Safety Reporting App

Four parents in Florida created a reporting app that allows students, teachers and parents to report fires, fights and other threats.

Virginia Governor Awards Security Grants to Several Elementary Schools

Virginia Governor Awards Security Grants to Several Elementary Schools

Several elementary schools will receive a grant from the state to be used for security upgrades and enhancements.

Alabama Student Facing 20 Years After Making a False Bomb Threat

Alabama Student Facing 20 Years After Making a False Bomb Threat

Connor Bruce Croll was arrested for allegedly calling the Baton Rouge police to report a bomb at LSU's stadium. His claims were untrue and he now faces 20 years in prison.

Security Patrol to Increase as York College Students Become Target of Robberies

Security Patrol to Increase as York College Students Become Target of Robberies

Three York College students were the targets of robberies that occurred just outside of campus. In response, the university is working with local authorities to increase patrol in the area.

Towson University to Beef Up Security Measures Following Sexual Assaults

Towson University to Beef Up Security Measures Following Sexual Assaults

Towson University wants to prevent more sexual assaults from happening. As a result, officials are planning on hiring more police officers and counselors.

Security Technology is a Top Priority

Security Technology is a Top Priority

Detroit schools have been faced with similar security issues as other schools nationwide. In the 2010-11 school year, a technology push was put in place, particularly at the high school level.

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