Senate Bill 5514 requires that all schools, public and private, be notified when the possibility of violence calls for evacuations or lockdowns. Local law enforcement would be required to determine if local schools are threatened and to notify them.
Clackamas Community College in Oregon City, Oregon, is adding security cameras to its campus following multiple incidents of hit and runs on campus.
The cyberattacks focused on universities that either studied underwater technology or had faculty with relevant backgrounds, according to reports.
Texas’ Senate education chairman Sen. Larry Taylor unveiled a school safety measure that touches on strengthening school security, hardening school infrastructure and emphasizing mental health resources.
Since Jan. 10, 10 robberies have taken place within 500 feet of the university’s campus, including one Feb. 23 after a town hall meeting about the robberies.
“Altogether, since February 5, there have been 17 separate instances where the volume of inbound internet traffic has exceeded the carrying capacity of our [internet service provider] for 5 minutes or longer,” said Martin Manjak, UAlbany’s chief information security officer.
Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange and Police Chief Ernest Finely confirmed to WSFA 12 News on Wednesday that the suspects taken into custody range from 14 to 18 years old. All of the suspects are students at Lee High School.
“You must create a safe environment,” Superintendent Tom Russell said. “We want students to feel safe and we will not tolerate violence on a campus or our students involved with it.”
Texas City Independent School District has made big, bold changes to its campus security and safety following the May 18, 2018, shooting at Santa Fe High School, which left nine students and one teacher dead. “It had a huge impact on us,” Superintendent of Texas City Schools Rodney Cavness said. “That’s real close to us.”
Several changes have been made in Florida following the mass shooting that killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.