Incident Response


North Carolina District First in the Country to Pilot New Student Safety App

North Carolina District First in the Country to Pilot New Student Safety App

Buncombe County Schools will be the first school district in the U.S. to test a new student safety app designed to help school officials more effectively help students with health or behavioral needs.

Some Toronto Post-Secondary Campuses Evacuated Due to Bomb Threats

Some Toronto Post-Secondary Campuses Evacuated Due to Bomb Threats

At least two post-secondary campuses in Toronto, Ontario, were evacuated Tuesday morning as law enforcement investigated bomb threats to multiple city schools. One campus was reopened quickly after it was determined to be safe.

California District Pilots Incident Management App

California District Pilots Incident Management App

The Santa Barbara Unified School District Board of Education is planning to pilot test an incident management platform that is designed to help prepare schools for an emergency.

Pennsylvania Middle School Cafeteria Cleared Out After Accidental Pepper Spray Discharge

Pennsylvania Middle School Cafeteria Cleared Out After Accidental Pepper Spray Discharge

Accidental discharge of a small pepper spray device led to the evacuation of the cafeteria at Easton Area Middle School on Monday. The pepper spray wasn’t deployed on purpose, according to school officials.

School Safety and Security — Wide Open Gaps Often Overlooked

School Safety and Security — Wide Open Gaps Often Overlooked

When most security administrators think about securing their school, usually heavy duty door locks and surveillance cameras come to mind.

Two Killed, 17 Injured in Knife Attack in Japan

Two Killed, 17 Injured in Knife Attack in Japan

Two people were killed and 17 people, mostly schoolchildren, were injured in a deadly knife attack near Tokyo on Tuesday.

1 Hurt in Shooting on Arkansas Children’s Hospital Campus

1 Hurt in Shooting on Arkansas Children’s Hospital Campus

One person was shot in the leg Monday morning in what authorities described as a random shooting on the campus of the Arkansas Children’s Hospital.

Virginia District Equips Schools with Trauma Kits, Emergency Response App

Virginia District Equips Schools with Trauma Kits, Emergency Response App

Gloucester County Public Schools is equipping its campuses with trauma kits and an accompanying emergency response app.



Illinois High School Postpones Graduation Ceremony Following Threats

Illinois High School Postpones Graduation Ceremony Following Threats

Argo Community High School postponed its graduation ceremony hours before it was scheduled Tuesday after two people were arrested for making two separate threats against the school on social media, police and school officials said.

California High School to Install Extra Cameras Following Threats

California High School to Install Extra Cameras Following Threats

California High School in San Ramon, Calif., will be installing additional surveillance cameras in the wake of four written threats discovered on campus earlier this month, according to school officials.

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