A Virginia school district publically posted crisis emergency plans to its website.
MSD High School will be patrolled by 18 security officials in the upcoming school year.
A new charter school just miles from Marjory Stoneman Douglas could be the most advanced campus in terms of security in the state.
With gun violence now a reality in school corridors and classrooms, officials are faced with the significant, yet daunting, task of ensuring that students, faculty and staff are secure in what traditionally has been considered a safe environment.
The next generation of students is making its way onto college campuses. As millennials trade in their caps and gowns for a spot in the workforce, Gen Z is shopping for dorm room essentials.
Although some college campuses have long benefited from mass notification systems, the current evolving threat environment facing our education systems indicate just how crucial it is for all schools to have the technologies and communications infrastructure to inform and protect students, families, faculty and staff.
Emergency communication solutions like blue light phone towers and call boxes have been commonly used tools at universities and colleges for decades.
For many years, campuses believed these drills encompassed the entire gamut of threats that could endanger students, faculty and staff on their campus. Today, the threats are evolving and so are the drills.
Campus lockdown procedures, much like other emergency response and disaster preparedness measures, are critical to the safe and secure operation of a school campus.
Parents are finding themselves purchasing bulletproof items for their children to take to school with them.